Dr Jon Chambers

Dr Jon Chambers
Elected Council Member, Consultant representative



Term of office on Council

2024 – 2030


Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Dorset.


Dr Jon Chambers is a DGH anaesthetist who trained at University College London Medical School, qualifying in 1998. Following anaesthetic training in Cornwall, Wessex and Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, he was appointed as a consultant in anaesthesia and intensive care at Dorset County Hospital in 2008. His clinical interests include regional, colorectal, paediatric anaesthesia and critical care. He has recently completed a term as Clinical Director.

Since becoming a consultant, he has been focussed on supporting and developing the future anaesthetic workforce through working as College Tutor, Guardian of Safe Working and Regional Adviser in the Wessex School of Anaesthesia

Within the RCoA he held the role of Lead Regional Adviser and was proud to have been appointed as the first RCoA Bernard Johnson Adviser for Training. In addition to his work within education and training Jon has been involved in developing the Anaesthesia Clinical Services Accreditation programme as a lead reviewer and Vice Chair of the ACSA Committee.

Using his experience and position on council, Jon will continue to work hard to provide the environment in which all anaesthetists can be supported to develop their career, whether within a formal training programme, as an SAS anaesthetist or as a consultant.

Outside of anaesthesia Jon enjoys golf, cricket, and music (playing the clarinet and saxophone). Jon is an avid armchair American football fan (Detroit Lions and Michigan Wolverines), a sport both of his boys now play.

Register of Interests

  • British Medical Association
  • Employee of Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust