Dr Ellen Makings

Consultant in Anaesthetics & Intensive Care Medicine and Medical Examiner

Dr Ellen Makings MBBS, FRCA, FFICM, RCPathME is the Lead Medical Examiner at the Royal Papworth Hospital and the James Paget University Hospital. She has been a Consultant in Anaesthetics &Intensive Care for 15 years at Mid Essex Hospitals NHS Trust where she was then appointed as Medical Director in 2017. Her areas of interest in Critical Care are patient safety and recovery from critical illness.  She has been a Medical Examiner at Mid Essex for 8 years, one of the original Department of Health pilot sites for the Medical Examiner system.

In 2019 she has become a full time Medical Examiner working at James Paget and Royal Papworth Hospitals. She is passionate about the Medical Examiner process and its contribution to patient safety. She is a member of the Faculty of the Royal College of Pathologists providing the training of future medical examiners.