Nicholas Barrett

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Consultant in critical care


Nicholas Barrett is a consultant in critical care medicine at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust who originally trained in both anaesthesia and intensive care medicine in Australia.

He leads the severe respiratory failure programme at Guy's and St Thomas', with particular interests in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and extracorporeal CO2 removal (ECCO2R).

He is a specialist adviser to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) on ECMO and a founder member of Euro ELSO

Research interests

  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and ECCO2R
  • haemostasis on ECMO
  • ECCO2R and lung protective ventilation.

Last updated: May 2021

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