Dr Jonathan Hopkinson



Area: Anaesthesia


  • 2004   FANZCA: Fellow Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
  • 1993   FRCA: Fellow Royal  College of Anaesthetists
  • 1988   DA: Diploma of Anaesthesia
  • 1986   MBChB: University of Manchester

Medical Registration

Medical Practitioner with specialist registration
AHPRA: MED0000965831

Formal Teaching

  • Primary and final exam courses (FRCA/FANZCA)
  • Instructor on Course for Paramedics 1997-2000(Manchester)
  • APLS Instructor 2002-2012 (UK/Australia/New Zealand)

Current Positions

  • Staff Specialist Anaesthetist, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia
  • Staff Specialist Anaesthetist, Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, South Australia
  • Court of Examiners, Australia and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, Melbourne
  • Pulse Private Anaesthesia Group, Adelaide, Australia

Previous Positions

  • Consultant Anaesthetist and Clinical Director, Bolton Hospitals, NHS Trust, Royal Bolton Hospital, Bolton, UK
  • Group Private Practice(Beaumont Hospital)
  • Consultant Anaesthetist, Salford Roy al Hospitals, NHS Trust, UK

Invited Lectures/Teching

  • The Principles of Obstetric Anaesthesia
  • Primary FRCA Course, University Hospital of South Manchester – 1999-2001
  • Assisted Ventilation during Anaesthesia
  • Operating Theatre Nursing Module, University of Salford, UK – 1999-2002
  • Post-Operative Analgesia for Children
  • UK Acute Pain Nurse Interest Group North West Annual Meeting – Bolton 2001
  • Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy
  • Final RANZCOG Course, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide – 2006-2007
  • Emergency Management of Anaesthetic Crises
  • GP Anaesthetists Education Programme, Barossa, South Australia – 2009
  • ‘Post-operative Care’ and ‘Pre-eclampsia Monitoring and Fluid Management’
  • Midwifery education programme, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide – 2010-2017

Meeting Presentation

  • The Flying Obstetric & Gynaecology Service of Queensland
  • The Postgraduate Medical Centre – Ormskirk and District General Hospital 1992.
  • Dose-response and effective time to satisfactory intubation conditions following Rocuronium in children
  • The Association of Anaesthetists – Annual Scientific Meeting – Free Paper session
  • Bournemouth International Conference Centre – 1996.
  • Problem based learning discussion: Obstetric Anaesthesia – Moderator
  • ANZCA Annual Scientific Meeting – Brisbane 2002
  • GP Anaesthetists Simulation Workshop – Facilitator
  • ANZCA Annual Scientific Meeting – Adelaide 2006

Maintenance of Professional Standards

  • Royal College of Anaesthetists Continuing Professional Development Program 1997-2003
  • ANZCA Overseas Trained Specialist Assessment process 2003-2004
  • ANZCA Maintenance of Professional Standards programme 2005-2007
  • ANZCA Continuing Professional Development programme 2008-date


  • ATLS Provider course                      Ladybridge Hall, Bolton, UK 1994
  • Management Training                       University of Manchester, UK 1996
  • Interviewing Skills Workshop           Gateway House, Manchester, UK 1998
  • How to Examine Workshop              University of Manchester, UK 1999
  • How to Teach Workshop                  University of Manchester, UK 1999
  • Anaesthetic Simulator Training        Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, UK 2000
  • APLS Provider course                      ALSG Salford, UK 2001
  • ALSG Instructor course                    ALSG Salford, UK 2002
  • Final ANZCA Exam course              ANZCA, Brisbane 2004
  • Point of Care Ultrasound course     Coolum, Queensland 2006
  • MOET Provider course                     ALSG Salford, UK 2009
  • EMAC course                                    Auckland, New Zealand 2012
  • Obstetric Anaesthesia                      San Francisco, USA 2012
  • PROMPT course                               WCH, Adelaide 2017

Membership of Societies, Professional Bodies & Committees

  • Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists
  • Member of the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Member of the Obstetric Anaesthetists’ Association
  • Member of Group producing NHS UK Executive Regional Guidelines (2002/03)
  • ANZCA South Australia and NT Regional Committee Member (2006-2010)
  • ANZCA accreditation team visits Darwin and RAH (2006/2010)
  • SA/NT Anaesthetic Training Scheme: shortlisting and interview panel member (2006-2009)
  • South Australia Maternal and Perinatal Mortality Committee Member (2007-2010)

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