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.

CPOC Strategy 2020-2023

CPOC has published its Strategy for 2020-2023 highlighting our strategic aims, vision and plans for the advancement of perioperative care. Find out more on our six strategic themes and how CPOC perioperative care is the holy grail of healthcare.

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Perceptions of perioperative care in the UK

This rapid review examines what people having surgery and healthcare teams think of perioperative care and multidisciplinary working around the time of surgery in the UK

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.