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Locum Consultant Anaesthetist is appointed to a permanent post at the MSG

February 20, 2020

The Medical Specialist Group is pleased to announce the permanent appointment of Consultant Anaesthetist Dr Michelle Le Cheminant, MA (Cantab) MBBS FRCA DRCOG.

Dr Le Cheminant joined the Medical Specialist Group in May 2019 as a Locum Consultant Anaesthetist and was appointed to a permanent position from 27 January 2020. Prior to this, Dr Le Cheminant was a Locum Consultant in Anaesthesia and Peri-Operative medicine at the University College London Hospital.

Growing up on the island, Dr Le Cheminant attended the Castel Primary School and Ladies’ College before completing her higher education at the University of Cambridge followed by King’s College London, where she completed her MBBS qualification.

Whilst training as an Anaesthetist in the UK, she gained extensive experience and spent 6 months working in Zambia at the University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka as a Visiting Lecturer in Anaesthesia during 2017. She developed a specialist interest in Paediatric, Ophthalmic and Obstetric Anaesthesia, having completed advanced training in each of these areas during her time in the UK.

Dr Le Cheminant also completed the diploma of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (DRCOG) in 2016 and became a fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists in 2014.

Dr Le Cheminant is also heavily involved in charitable work and has volunteered with Orbis international with recent projects in Vietnam, Malawi and Mongolia.

Dr Gary Yarwood, Chairman of the MSG commented “whilst I was pleased that the MSG managed to attract a number of very talented applicants to this vacant position; it was particularly pleasing that it was a local applicant who was appointed. It great to see our locally educated islanders returning to work in Guernsey after an extensive period of training and employment in the UK”.

Having moved back to the island, Dr Le Cheminant enjoys outdoor activities including kayaking, cycling and horse riding; of which she hopes to remain involved with on the island.

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