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Dr Nicola JonesDr Nicola Jones

Consultant in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia & Intensive Care

Contact Details
Switchboard 01480 830541
Fax 01480 831315

Secretary
Melanie E J Yea & Rosina M Turner
Tel: 01480 364406 / 01480 36438
Email:
melanie.yea@papworth.nhs.uk  / rosina.turner@papworth.nhs.uk  

Specialties
Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Critical Care

Specialist Clinical Interests
Intraoperative transoesphageal echocardiography
Critical Care Ultrasound
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Research Interests
Enhanced Recovery in Cardiothoracic Surgery
Quality Indicators in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Peri-operative Haemostasis

Professional Profile
After graduating from Cambridge and Oxford Universities, Nicola Jones undertook training in General Medicine before specialising in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, working in most of London’s teaching hospitals. During her specialist training she was selected as one of only 22 doctors in London to participate in ‘Prepare to Lead’, a program to support clinicians to develop leadership skills. After deciding to pursue a career in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Intensive Care she completed sub-specialty training at The Heart, Guy’s and St Thomas’ and The Royal Brompton Hospitals.

Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts – BA (hons) 1998
Bachelor of Medicine – BM Bch 2001
Master of Arts – MA (Cantab) 2001
Member of the Royal College of Physicians – MRCP 2004
Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists - FRCA 2006
Perioperative Transoesphageal Echocardiography Examination (testamur status) – PTEeXAM 2008
European Diploma of Intensive Care Medicine (part 1) – EDIC (part 1) 2010
Diploma of Intensive Care Medicine – DICM 2010
Royal College of Anaesthetists & Inter-collegiate Board for Training in Intensive Care Medicine Dual Speciality Certificate of Completion of Training - CCT (Anaesthesia & Intensive Care Medicine) 2011
Fellow of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine - FFICM 2011
Master of Science Clinical and Experimental Medicine – MSc tba 2013

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies and university posts
Member of the General Medical Council (registration number 6030650)
Membership of the Royal College of Physicians, (MRCP) London
Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, (FRCA) London
Foundation Fellow of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine (FFICM) UK

Recent and Important Publications
Publications: Editorials
N. Jones and M. Terblanche. Tissue Saturation Measurement – exciting prospect but standardisation and reference data still needed. Critical Care 2010. 14:169.

Publications: Reviews
N. Jones, R. Broomhead, J. Kaur, S. Mallett. “To MAP or not to MAP; is that the question?” The role of platelet function tests in the perioperative management of patients on antiplatelet therapy. Current Anaesthesia & Critical Care April 2010 (Vol. 21, Issue 2, Pages 91-93).

Publications: Letters
Harvey D, Booth C, Buckley H, Bunker N, Jones N, Sim M, Sarkar S. Testing of incapacitated patients for blood-borne disease is ethical. Anaesthesia. 2010 Dec; 65 (12):1227-8.
J. Kaur, N. Jones and S. Mallett. Platelet Mapping™ is a useful preoperative tool in surgical patients taking antiplatelet medication. British Journal of Anaesthesia. (2009) 103 (2): 304-305.

Publications: Published Abstracts
S. Giannaris, N. Schofield, D. Walker, N. Jones. Haemodynamic Evaluation Assessment and Resuscitation using Transoesophageal echo (HEART): a model for focused TOE training for perioperative physicians. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia Volume 25, Issue 3, Supplement , Pages S15-S16, June 2011. Presented at he 26th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesiologists, Vienna, Austria.

G. Abuella and N. Jones. Online echocardiography resources: what’s out there? Presented at the 23rd European Society of Intensive Care Medicine Annual Congress, Barcelona, Spain.

N. Schofield, S. Giannaris, N. Jones and D. Walker. Haemodynamic Evaluation Assessment and Resuscitation using Trans-Oesophageal Echo (HEART): A model for focused Trans-Oesophageal Echo (TOE) training. Presented at the 27th Autumn meeting of The Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthetists, Brighton, UK.

N. Jones, S. Gearay, D. Bennett, M. Terblanche. 'Physicochemical acid-base parameters and mortality in 1070 ICU patients: a retrospective cohort study’. Critical Care 2010, 14 (Suppl 1):P165 (1 March 2010). Presented at The 30th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine, Brussels, Belgium.

J. Kaur, N. Jones, K. James, C. Melikian, S. Mallett. Impact of Platelet Mapping Service upon Surgical Cancellation Rate. Transfusion Alternatives in Transfusion Medicine Volume 11, Issue Supplement s1, pages 19–40, June 2009. Selected for Oral presentation at the 10th National Symposium of the Network for the Advancement for Transfusion Alternatives, Linz, Austria.

J. Kaur, N Jones, C. Melikian, S. Mallett. Effects of Crystalloid dilution on coagulation may differ between cirrhotic patients and healthy volunteers. Liver Intensive Care Group of Europe Number 59, May 2009/1 Supplement. Selected as best abstract and invited for oral presentation at the Liver Intensive Care Group of Europe Meeting, Vienna, Austria.

Jones, Kaur and Mallett. Effect of in-vitro crystalloid dilution with 0.9% saline (S) and lactated ringers (LR) in healthy volunteers, cirrhotic and post thrombosis patients using thromboelastograpy (TEG). J. Thromb Haemost July 2009, Vol 7.S1. Presented at The International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis Meeting, Boston, USA.

J. Kaur, NL Jones, CN Melikian, SV Mallett Comparison of the effect of crystalloid dilution on thrombin generation as evaluated by CAT using saline or lactated ringers in healthy volunteers vs. thrombophillic and cirrhotic patients. J. Thromb Haemost. July 2009, Vol 7.S1. Presented at The International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis Meeting, Boston, USA.

NL Jones, J. Kaur, K. Thompson, SV Mallett. Assessment of platelet function: Comparison of Platelet Mapping with Multiplate analysis. Eur. J. Anesthesiol 2009:26;45. Presented at the European society of Anaesthesia Annual Meeting, Milan, Italy.

NL Jones, J. Kaur, K. Thompson, SV Mallett. Multiplate: Validation of the normal range in our local population. Eur. J. Anesthesiol 2009:26; 45. Presented at the European society of Anaesthesia Annual Meeting, Milan, Italy.

N. Jones, M. De Vega and D. Farrah. Renal Replacement Therapy: Practices on a cardiac surgical ICU. Presented at the 25th Spring meeting of The Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthetists, London, UK.

M. De Vega, N. Jones and D. Farrah. HbA1C as a Predictor of Outcome post Cardiac Surgery. Presented at the 24th Autumn meeting of The Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthetists Cardiff UK.

De Vega, Jones and Farrar. Tight Blood Sugar Control Post Cardiac Surgery. Presented at the 24th Spring meeting of The Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthetists, Cambridge, UK.

Publications: Invited Lectures
Jones. ‘The Forgotten Ventricle – Right Heart Failure: Implications and Management’. Critical Care 2011

 

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