Dr Jo James

Consultant Anaesthetist, Birmingham

picture-7Practised as Consultant anaesthetist, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust in Birmingham. Born and raised in the Midlands. Qualified at University College London and UCH. Anaesthetic training in East Anglia and the West Midlands. Met Andrew and Sarah in the late 80s when they were training at Birmingham Heartlands. They asked me to help in Uganda in 2000, and I have visited many times since then..
My career has been very focussed on education and training. I have been College Tutor, Regional Adviser and a Royal College Examiner.
I am now the Royal College of Anaesthetists Bernard Johnson Adviser to the International Programmes. My role is to forge and nurture relationships with Overseas doctors and countries in many different ways.

I would like every trainee to spend time working in a country such as Uganda. It has been a great privilege and a wonderful experience working with Interface Uganda, and being a trustee.