Susan Beards

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Susan Beards

Job title

Consultant Anaesthetist

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BSc (Hons), MB, ChB, FRCA, FFICM




Responsibilities at The Christie: Dr Beards has provided anaesthetic support for major urology at The Christie for many years via a service level agreement with MFT, pre-dating her substantial appointment to The Christie in 2020.

Professional biography

Dr Beards qualified from Manchester Medical School with an intercalated degree in Pathology. She spent 12 months in Baragwanath Hospital, Soweto doing full time Intensive Care Medicine prior to completing her training in the North West and commencing as Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care at Withington Hospital.

Dr Beards has held a variety of managerial roles at Wythenshawe Hospital after the amalgamation with Withington Hospital, including Clinical Director of Anaesthesia, Divisional Director of Clinical Support Services and Clinical Head of Division of Surgery. Currently her major interest lies in providing anaesthetic support to the Urology and Colorectal teams.

Educational Interests

Academic supervisor and examiner for undergraduate medical students.


The Christie Private Care

Dr Beards also practises privately at The Christie Private Care