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Robert Hatch

Clinical Research Fellow

Rob is a Specialist Registrar in Anaesthetics and Intensive Care Medicine in the Oxford Deanery.  In addition to being a clinician, his research interests include long-term outcomes and rehabilitation after critical illness, and the use of health care data to improve the quality of patient care. 

He has been heavily involved in the Intensive Care Outcomes Network (ICON) ( and Intensive Care After Care Network (I-Canuk) studies, creating the largest UK resource of Health Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) and post critical illness psychopathology (anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder) to date.  He was involved with the Enhanced Recovery After Critical Illness Programme (ERACIP) group and is the creator of several apps designed to improve the time efficiency and quality of the junior doctor handover process. 

Rob completed an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowship in Intensive Care Medicine and is currently funded by an NIHR Doctoral Research Fellowship.  He is the chief investigator of the C3 Study ( a retrospective study of cardiovascular outcomes after critical illness.  In 2019 he was appointed as a retained lecturer in medicine at Pembroke College Oxford, teaching physiology and pharmacology to undergraduate medics.