Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine
doctors and nurse at patient bedside

Dr Nazir Lone

Nazir Lone is a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Critical Care and Honorary Consultant in Critical Care at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

Dr Nazir Lone

Senior Clinical Lecturer

  • Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine
  • Division of Health Sciences
  • Deanery of Clinical Sciences

Contact details



Edinburgh Royal Infirmary
51 Little France Crescent

Post Code
EH16 4SA

Teaching Responsibilities

Contributor to Year 2 MBChB SCC module

Contributor to Year 3 MBChB Medicine Evidenced Medicine module

Contributor to Year 5 MBChB Medicine clinical modules

Examiner, MBChB


Contributor to MPH module: Chronic Desease Epidemiology

Director, Edinburgh Critical Care Research Methods Course

MPH, MD and PhD supervision

Academic Clinical Fellow supervision


Research Interests

His programme of research focuses on health services research and health care quality improvement for acutely ill patients. His research aims to directly improve the quality of care for patients before, during and after an episode of critical illness through rigorously conducted research and engagement with key stakeholders. He has a particular research interest in epidemiological methods and using linked 'big' data.

Current Research Involvement

Survivorship after critical illness: PROFILE study. Preventing early unplanned hospital readmission following critical illness.

Acute liver failure: Long-term outcomes and health care utilisation of patients surviving acute liver failure.

Surgical outcomes: Identification and characterisation of the high Risk surgical population in Scotland.

Vaccine effectiveness: SIVE II study. Use of a large national primary care and laboratory-linked dataset to evaluate live attenuated and trivalent inactivated influenza vaccination effectiveness.

Other Responsibilities/Activities

2015 onwards    Deputy Director of Research, Intensive Care Foundation

2015 onwards    Member of Intensive Care Society Research Committee

2009 onwards    Member of Steering Group for Scottish Intensive Care Society Audit Group