Other Members of The POEMS Team

Dr Maria Georghiou MBBS FRCA BcS Physiology DCHyp


Is a consultant in anaesthetic with an interest in obstetrics, paediatric anaesthesia and pain management. She gained training in clinical hypnosis through The BST Foundation. She is a Director of POEMS For Children Limited.

Dr Richard Newton MBBS FRCA


Lead for bibliography and publications.

Is a locum consultant in paediatric and adult anaesthesia at Brighton and Sussex University Hospital. APA

He has an interest in both paediatric and adult perioperative anxiety.

He is an active member of The APA and The Royal society of medicine.

Dr Fraser Harban MB BS Dip IMC RCS(Ed) FRCA

Is a consultant in Paediatric anaesthesia at Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

He has a special interest in anxiety management, cardiac anaesthesia and anaesthesia in the developing world.

He has 10 years experience in the delivery of anxiety management techniques. Fraser attended the very first POEMS course in the Summer of 2007 and since then has promoted and further developed the management strategies we teach.

Dr Marc Cohen MBBS BMedSci FRCA


Is a consultant in paediatric anaesthesia at Great Ormond Street Hospital with a specialty in cardiac anaesthesia.