Dr David Anderson has been with the hospital for 25 years as a consultant anaesthetist. He has been associated however, with Burton Hospitals since 1963 when he first qualified. Dr Anderson has a particular interest in Information with which he has been closely involved since 1988 and has played a leading role in the development of the Hospital Information Support System (HISS). He is a member of the Editorial Board of the BJHC & IM and is past President of the Midland Society of Anaesthetists. He has also had an involvement in the management of the Graduate Medical Centre at Burton since it first opened.