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Name Dr David Shewall Banks
Service Line Surgical specialties
Service Anaesthetics and intensive care

I have worked as a consultant anaesthetist with a special interest in intensive care at Macclesfield Hospital since 2003. This is my first consultant post. Before that I did two and a half years of physician training at The North Manchester General Hospital and a year of emergency medicine in Preston. I was employed for a year as a Senior Clinical Fellow in Intensive Care at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia. I am currently the Trust’s “Responsible Officer” and Associate Medical Director for Appraisal and Revalidation.


 MA, MB, Chir, MRCP, FRCA, FFICM. My primary medical qualifications are from the University of Cambridge. My anaesthetic training leading to CCST was in the Mersey Region.


Anaesthesia for large bowel surgery, paediatrics, obstetrics, lower limb orthopaedic surgery, gynaecology and dental surgery. Total Intravenous Anaesthesia in adults and children. Anticoagulation, surgery in patients with intracoronary stents, novel anticoagulants. Revalidation, patient safety, case investigation, medical simulation and human factors. Renal failure and renal replacement therapy in intensive care. I am chairman of the Hospital Blood Transfusion Committee


01625 661307

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