Peter McCulloch

Professor of Surgery; Fellow of Trinity College


Mr McCulloch is interested in patient safety and founded the QRSTU (Quality, Reliability, Safety and Teamwork Unit) research group which studies the quality and safety of surgical interventions.

He has advised and participated in the development of the NHS Institute programme, The Productive Operating Theatre, and the Health Foundation sponsored project on Safer Theatre Teams. He is also actively involved in assisting the Clinical Human Factors Group in their work to improve surgical safety in the UK.


  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Patient safety
  • Safety in surgery
  • Keyhole surgery
  • Cancer surgery

Media experience

Mr McCulloch has experience of working with the media.