Dr Lucy Guile

Dr Lucy Guile

Honorary University Fellow

Peninsula Medical School (Faculty of Health)



Specialist Registrar in Anaesthesia

NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow


MBBS - King's College London

PGCert Clinical Research - University of Plymouth

PGCert Teaching and Learning for Health Professionals - University of Bristol

MPhil Latin American Studies - University of Cambridge

BA (Hons) Social Anthropology - University of Cambridge

Professional membership

Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists

Roles on external bodies

Treasurer and Executive Committee Member, World Anaesthesia Society - 2021-2022



Teaching interests

Instructor - Advanced Life Support course



Research interests

Global health

Indigenous health

Medical training

Child health




Guile L, Lee A, Gutiérrez JM. 2023. Factors associated with mortality after snakebite envenoming in children: a scoping review. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. https://doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/trad031

Guile L, Graham D, Jachmann A. 2018. Health and demographic characteristics of patients attending a newly-opened medical facility in a remote Amazonian community: a descriptive study. Medical Sciences. 6(4): pii: E106. doi:10.3390/medsci6040106

Guile L, Parke S, Kelly A, Tulloh R. 2018. Giant coronary artery aneurysms in a 12-week-old infant with incomplete Kawasaki disease. BMJ Case Reports. pii: bcr-2018-224479. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2018-224479

Okiror L, Coltart C, Bille A, Guile L, Pilling J, Harrison-Phipps K, Routledge T, Lang-Lazdunski L, Hemsley C, King J. 2014. Thoracotomy and decortication: impact of culture-positive empyema on outcome of surgery. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. 46 (5): 901-906. PMID 24634483

Fitzpatrick et al. 2016. Gram-negative bacteraemia; a multi-centre prospective evaluation of empiric antibiotic therapy and outcome in English acute hospitals. Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 22(3):244-51. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2015.10.034 (collaborator)

Conference Papers

Oral presentations:

Guile L. Use of fasciotomy in clinically-suspected compartment syndrome following snakebite. 38th SICOT Orthopaedic World Congress, Cape Town, South Africa. 30/11/17.

Phillips R, Wood H, Guile L, Weaving G, Chevassut T. Age-related changes in full blood counts – analysis of over 900,000 samples obtained from patients in primary care. British Society for Haematology Annual Meeting, Brighton, United Kingdom. 29/03/17.