Dr Tom Woolley

Dr Tom Woolley

Honorary Professor

Faculty of Health



Col Prof Tom Woolley is the Defence Professor of Military Anaesthesia and Critical Care. He is a consultant anaesthetist in the Army who's NHS work takes place at Derriford Hospital. Tom has an interest in Hepato-biliary and colorectal anaesthesia. Research interests include Trauma resuscitation, with a focus in blood based resuscitation and the management of trauma induced coagulopathy. He is a member of the NATO Blood Panel, lead for the MOD’s Blood Far Forward programme, Oxygen Far Forward and a Co-Investigator in the SWIFT Trial (Study of Whole blood In Frontline Trauma).


MBBS London 1994


MD (Newcastle University)

Professional membership

Royal College of Anaesthetists

Association of Anaesthetists

Tri Service Anaesthetic Society

Trauma Heamostasis and Oxygenation Research Network

Roles on external bodies

Board member National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia

Associate Editor Transfusion