Welcome to the Centre for Perioperative Care

CPOC is a cross-specialty collaboration dedicated to the promotion, advancement and development of perioperative care for the benefit of patients at all stages of their surgical journey.

'From Waiting Lists to Preparation Lists' Podcast

CPOC’s Director Dr David Selwyn interviews CPOC Deputy Directors Dr Jugdeep Dhesi and Mrs Scarlett McNally along with CPOC’s Patient Representative Lawrence Mudford about how to turn waiting lists for surgery into preparation lists.  

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Delivering patient-centred care: a perioperative care green paper

CPOC is developing the UK’s first ever perioperative care ‘green paper’ laying out our priorities for change and how we can work together to achieve them. Please get involved and help us shape the future of surgery 

The Centre for Perioperative Care promotes the advancement and promotion of perioperative care through collaborative working within healthcare. We have an opportunity to improve the lives of patients and populations, for generations to come

Professor Ravi Mahajan
President, Royal College of Anaesthetists

Do you have an interest in perioperative care?
There are lots of opportunities for you to get involved.
CPOC aims to build a collaboration between patients, families, clinicians and health professionals along the surgical pathway.