Last Minute Anaesthetist

Specialists in finding private anaesthetists with less than 72 hours notice


We are specialists at sourcing consultant anaesthetic cover at 72 hours or less notice. Last Minute Anaesthetist has a wide network of over 20 consultant anaesthetists that provide anaesthesia across most private hospitals in London. All our anaesthetists are already present and active in private healthcare across London.

Last Minute Anaesthetist is run by Dr. Mark Ibrahim, a consultant anaesthetist for over 7 years and has had an active private practice for 6 years. He has held senior management roles at his employing NHS trust, including clincial lead for private care for over 4 years. Dr. Mark Ibrahim is a substantive practicing consultant anaesthetist covering regular lists which include gynae, fertility, colorectal, upper gastrointestinal and eye surgery.

If you contact us with a request, we will come back with a quote / answer within 4 office hours.


We do not subscribe or agree to any insurance fee schedule. 

Last Minute Anaesthetist is for when the patient cannot or the patient does not want be rescheduled due to inability to find an anaesthetist. We will turn every stone (such as utilising annual leave, three way swaps, shortening leave etc) to get you and your patient anaesthetic cover. Hence, each quote will be unique and above the insurance schedule.

The booking is only confirmed on the full payment of the quoted fee.

The quoted fee will include the anaesthetist fee and the Last Minute Anaesthetist fee + VAT.


If you are a consultant anaesthetist who would like to join our team please email your CV to [email protected]. Please note that team members are only added by invitation. Your CV will be held on file and taken into consideration when team expansion is required.

You will need to have a current substantive NHS post and have active practicing privileges in at least 2 private hospitals within the M25 to be considered.

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