Dr Jonathan Purday, Consultant Anaesthetist at One Ashford Hospital
Hospital Information

Hospital: One Ashford Hospital

Tel: 01233 423 000

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Dr Jonathan Purday

Consultant Anaesthesia & Intensive Care


Year Qualified



Clinical Interests

  • Paediatric anaesthesia
  • Medical education, Intensive Care


Specialising In

As above


Professional Profile

Dr Purday has been a Consultant in anaesthesia and intensive care since 1996.  He was a Consultant in Exeter for 17 years and then 2 years in Australia, before becoming a Consultant in East Kent in 2015.


Dr Purday was lead paediatric anaesthetist and intensivist following 2 years as a paediatric Fellow and Consultant in Canada.  He was involved with the establishment of the Peninsula medical school from 2004-13 and lead on clinical skills in Exeter, humanities and the final year of the programme.  He’s completed a diploma in medical education.


Mr Purday was an examiner for the Royal College of Anaesthetists for 8 years and is currently an examiner for the Faculty of Intensive Care.  In 2013 he did a Fellowship in quality improvement and patient safety with the Scottish Patient Safety Programme.  He completed a degree in Humanities with the Open University in 2014.  He was deputy medical director in East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust from 2016 until 2020.  He is currently on the Clinical Executive Fast Track Scheme with the NHS Leadership Academy.


Research Interests

  • Intensive care
  • Paediatric anaesthesia
  • Education
  • Medical leadership


NHS Base

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust


Dr Jonathan Purday offers the following treatments and procedures: