Secondary Care Consultant
Raju has been a full time Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist at Birmingham Children’s Hospital since 2008. He trained in anaesthetics at various hospitals in the West Midlands. He also worked at CS Mott Childrens Hospital, University of Michigan, USA for a year in 2007 as a visiting consultant paediatric anesthesiologist.
Raju holds a recent MBA degree from Warwick Business School and has a keen interest in NHS finance matters, he is especially interested in NHS costing. He is a clinical lead for the Cost Recovery Support Team of the UK Department of Health and a CQC specialist adviser. He has also been part of a national delivery group for "Future Focused Finance" (FFF) which aims to improve the joint working between clinicians and finance professionals.
Raju also serves as the secondary care lead on the governing body of Gloucestershire CCG.