Welcome to the Centre for Perioperative Care

CPOC is a cross-specialty collaboration dedicated to the promotion, advancement and development of perioperative care for the benefit of patients at all stages of their surgical journey.

Perioperative Care of People with Diabetes Undergoing Surgery

The first CPOC guideline to be published on the perioperative care of people with diabetes undergoing elective and emergency surgery. This is the first guideline to cover the whole perioperative pathway for diabetes. 

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Delivering patient-centred care: a perioperative care green paper

CPOC is developing the UK’s first ever perioperative care ‘green paper’ laying out our priorities for change and how we can work together to achieve them. Please get involved and help us shape the future of surgery 

The Centre for Perioperative Care promotes the advancement and promotion of perioperative care through collaborative working within healthcare. We have an opportunity to improve the lives of patients and populations, for generations to come

Professor Ravi Mahajan
President, Royal College of Anaesthetists

Do you have an interest in perioperative care?
There are lots of opportunities for you to get involved.
CPOC aims to build a collaboration between patients, families, clinicians and health professionals along the surgical pathway.