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Dr Margarita Burmester

Speciality
Intensive Care Medicine

Telephone
0207 034 8181

Email
HSCappointments@hcahealthcare.co.uk

Qualifications
MBBS MRCP FRCPCH FFICM MAcadMEd

NHS Base
Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

Biography
As part of her training, Dr Margarita Burmester studied at the Toronto Hospital for Sick Children, Canada and Great Ormond Street Hospital, London. She has been a consultant at Royal Brompton Hospital since 2002, with a two-year sabbatical as an associate staff member at Boston Children’s Hospital and has been Director of Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) since 2011.

Dr Burmester has a strong interest in patient safety. She founded and directs the award winning SPRinT (Simulated interPRofessional Team Training) programme in order to enhance patient safety through high-level team training in the clinical environment. She is a Member of the Academy of Medical Educators, an Executive Board Member of the Association for Simulated Practice in Healthcare (ASPiH) and is a patient safety judge in education and training for the Patient’s Safety Congress, UK.

Dr Burmester also speaks Greek.