Nuala Lucas, MD

Consultant Anaesthetist at London North West University Healthcare Trust. Her major interest is obstetric anaesthesia.
She is the President of the Obstetric Anaesthetists’ Association and chairs the Education Subcommittee. Nuala is the anaesthetic co-lead for the UK Confidential Maternal Death Enquiries (MBRRACE-UK).
She is a senior editor for the International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia. She was the sole anaesthetic member of the guideline development groups for the National Institute of Health & Care Excellence guidelines for Caesarean section (2011), Intrapartum care (2014) and Twins (2019). Her research interests include airway management in obstetric anaesthesia and complications of obstetric anaesthesia.
In 2020 she was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to anaesthesia during the COVID19 pandemic.
In 2021 she was awarded the Featherstone Professorship by the Association of Anaesthetists.