Dr Russell Perkins

Dr Russell Perkins
Council Member



Term of office on Council

March 2017–2023


Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital


Dr Russell Perkins has been a Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist in Manchester for 20 years and a proud Fellow of the Royal College for 25 years. The College has a well-deserved reputation for excellence both nationally and internationally and he has served as College Tutor, Examiner, Deputy and Regional Adviser. As an elected member of Council Russell sits on the Education and Professional Development, SAS and Examinations Committees. He is chair of the Anaesthesia Clinical Services Accreditation (ACSA) Committee and Deputy Chair of the Clinical Quality and Research Board (CQ&R) Board. Russell also is the lead for the clinical content for Anaesthesia 2020 in his home City, Manchester. As a paediatric anaesthetist on the RCoA Council he is a co-opted representative to the Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists of Great Britain (APAGBI), a role which he enjoys and sees as one of his core responsibilities. Russell aims to ensure anaesthetic care of children is embedded in all activities at the RCOA and champions our training as being fit for purpose for all those working in the NHS in the years to come.

Declaration of Interests

  • None to declare.