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.

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

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Delivering on Opportunities for Better Health and Perioperative Care in the COVID-19 Era

CPOC has published a report on how we can learn from the pandemic and take the opportunity to re-design surgical pathways, deliver quality perioperative care, promote health literacy and facilitate integrated community, secondary and social care.

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.