Anand Kannan

Clinical Skills Tutor/Cambridge Admission Tutor

Faculty:Faculty of Medical Science

Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Operating department practice

Courses taught: Operating Department Practice, Healthcare Science

Anand joined the Faculty of Medical Science as a clinical Skills Tutor from clinical practice as an ODP.

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Anand is an ODP and registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. Clinically Anand has more than two decades of work experience in theatres in the UK, Middle East and Asia combined.

He maintains his clinical practice at Cambridge University NHS Hospitals, Addenbrooke’s NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge.

Research interests

Anand is currently undertaking a Masters in Medical and Healthcare Education.

He is interested in developing future research, in the following fields:
  • Anaesthesia and Simulation
  • Curriculum Development


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  • Postgraduate Certificate, Medical and Healthcare Education, Anglia Ruskin University
  • Preparing to teach in lifelong learning Sector (QCF), Cambridge Regional College
  • BSc (Hons) Acute Care, Anglia Ruskin University
  • Diploma in Higher Education, Operating Department Practice, Anglia Ruskin University

Memberships, editorial boards

  • Registered ODP, Health and Care Professions Council
  • Resuscitation Council (UK)

Selected recent publications

Kannan, A (2008) Heparinised saline or Normal Saline? in: British Journal of Perioperative Practice. Oct; 18(10):440-1.

Kannan, A. and Bamber, J. (2010) Compartment Syndrome; Poster (Perioperative practice); Cambridge University Hospitals, Addenbrooke’s NHS Trust