Consultant editor – Achuthan Sajayan


Achuthan Sajayan is a consultant anaesthetist at Heart of England Foundation Trust, Birmingham, with interests in difficult airway management, obstetrics and regional anaesthesia. Sajayan qualified in 1992 and completed his anaesthetic training in India, Manchester and West Midlands. He is currently holding the following positions in national anaesthetic societies:

  • Difficult Airway Society – Newsletter Editor and committee member
  • Society for Computing and Technology in Anaesthesia-UK (SCATA) – National committee member and Chair of their Annual Scientific Meeting 2015 in Birmingham
  • BAPIO ­– Involved in professional supporting organisations as its National Vice Chair for Communications.
  • Coventry Adult Transfer (CAT) course – Course director, implementing and running successfully over the past four years.
  • A regular faculty at national and international airway management courses including RCoA Airway Workshop and Guy’s Hospital Airway Course.
  • Conference Director of Kochi Advanced Airway Management Conference scheduled for 29-30th July 2017 in Kochi, India.

Sajayan has had articles published in JAP, BJA and Anaesthesia News