Dr Jessie Welbourne


Dr Jessie Welbourne

Honorary Associate Professor

Peninsula Medical School (Faculty of Health)

Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine and Neuro-anaesthesia at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust.

Local Principle Investigator of multiple ICM studies

Trained in Manchester, Leicester and Cambridge. Specialist interest in Neuro ICM

Honorary Associate Prof role with the Anaesthesia dn Peri-operative Medicine team from October 2022


MBChB Manchester 2000



Professional membership

Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists 

Fellow of the Faulty of Intensive Care Medicine

Roles on external bodies

Council member for the Neuroanaesthesia and Critical Care Society of the UK and Ireland

Associate editor for the Journal of the Intensive Care Society 


Teaching interests

Medical student teaching ICM

Teaching medical and nursing staff 

Supervising ICM neuro trainees

SIm training

Tracheostomy and Bronchscopy Course lead Plymouth and ICS London


Research interests

Neuro ICU

Brain injury


Other research

PI SOS, VitDalize, Recovery RS

Creative practice & artistic projects

Member of Plymouth Symphony Orchestra and the Intrepid String Quartet and the Wivelscombe String Quartet



Nosocomial infection in trauma intensive care

JS Major, J Welbourne
Journal of the Intensive Care Society 16 (3), 193-19852015Bedside Procedures in the ICU
F Falter
Springer Science & Business Media52011Osmotherapy: science and evidence-based practice
N Freeman, J Welbourne
BJA education 18 (9), 28442018A narrative review of the clinical application of pressure reactiviy indices in the neurocritical care unit
S Copplestone, J Welbourne
British Journal of Neurosurgery 32 (1), 4-1242018Early versus late readmission of subarachnoid haemorrhage patients into neurocritical care
JCM Low, J Welbourne, H McMillan, PC Whitfield
British Journal of Neurosurgery 30 (5), 545-54842016Extubation in neurocritical care patients: the ENIO international prospective study
R Cinotti, JC Mijangos, P Pelosi, M Haenggi, M Gurjar, MJ Schultz, ...
Intensive care medicine, 1-1222022Training. Where tomorrow's leaders hit new heights
J Welbourne, A Gupta, S Scholtes, J Dean, J Ahluwalia
The Health service journal 122 (6327), 19-2122012Dr Podcast Scripts for the final FRCA
RA Leslie, EK Johnson, G Thomas, APL Goodwin
Cambridge University Press22011Endocrine dysregulation in aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage
T Roe, J Welbourne, N Nikitas
British Journal of Neurosurgery, 1-1012022Traumatic Brain Injury: A Multidisciplinary Approach
PC Whitfield, J Welbourne, E Thomas, F Summers, M Whyte, ...
Cambridge University Press12020Corrigendum to “Osmotherapy: science and evidence-based practice”[BJA Education 18 (2018) 284–290]
N Freeman, J Welbourne
BJA education 19 (1), 342019Intracranial Pressure Measurement
J Welbourne, B Matta
Bedside Procedures in the ICU, 191-1972012


Traumatic Brain Injury: A Multidisciplinary Approach

PC Whitfield, J Welbourne, E Thomas, F Summers, M Whyte, ...
Cambridge University Press

Internet Publications



Reports & invited lectures

ICS SoA 2022 'Neuro ICU education for all' 

ICS SoA 2022 'Transfer of the brain injured patient'

Conferences organised

NACCS webinar November 2022

NACCS webinar 2021

Society of Devon intensive Therapy society regional Icm meeting SODIT 2021