Hugo Wellesley

Hugo Wellesley - Anaesthetics Consultant
Dr Hugo Wellesley is a specialist paediatric anaesthetist and came to Great Ormond Street Hospital as a consultant from Bristol in 2011.Dr Wellesley’s practice includes all aspects of general paediatric anaesthesia.


Dr Wellesley has special interests in anaesthesia for orthopaedics, interventional radiology, endoscopy and neurosurgery.

He also teaches regularly on Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) courses.


  • BSc (1st)
  • MB ChB
  • FRCA
  • MA Medical Ethics & Law
Dr Wellesley went to medical school in Bristol and has undertaken post-graduate training in Australia and South Africa as well as the UK.

Research Interests

Dr Wellesley is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the UCL Institute of Child Health. His academic interests are primarily Patient Safety and Clinical Ethics – he is a member of the GOSH Clinical Ethics Committee, he has published a number of articles and he gives lectures on the subject.



GOSH anaesthetic department

Phone: 020 7829 8865