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Face to Face Transfer Medicine Training



An opportunity for anaesthetic trainees – a face to face simulation course exploring the core principles of safe transfer medicine practice.

Limited spaces available – booking through http://training.ucheducationcentre.org/home/viewcourse/583/

Patient Safety in Perioperative Practice –



You are invited to submit an abstract for e-presentation at the virtual Patient Safety in Perioperative Practice meeting hosted by the royal college.  deadline has been extended until 7th of February now.

Four abstracts will be selected by a panel to present their poster orally and have the opportunity to win a prize.  A trainee must be the lead author.

The judges would like abstracts to fall into one (or more) of the following themes:

  • Safety innovation
  • Safety training for the MDT
  • Patient safety for trainees
  • The future of patient safety
  • Patient safety in the era of COVID

The closing date for entries is midnight on Monday 7 February 2022

https://rcoa.ac.uk/events/patient-safety-perioperative-practice-1#l-event__tabs-tab-3

New 2022 dates for SAFE Airway / DART simulation course

Dear trainees http://training.ucheducationcentre.org/home/viewcourse/567/ We have 2 dates for the SAFE Airway /DART simulation course coming up early next year Jan 19 (Wednesday) March 16 (Wednesday) Link to apply is above. Essentially aimed at ST5-7’s (but we have been known to occasionally accommodate ST3/4s to make up numbers if the course is not over-subscribed) Please book … Read more

Paediatric Tutorial Series Timetable

See the poster below and the following link for more info: https://www.apagbi.org.uk/professionals/education-and-training/paediatric-anaesthesia-tutorial-series  

Paediatric refresher and medical simulation (PRAMS) course 4th February 2022

This free course is specifically designed to enable trainee anaesthetists (ST3+) to refresh and develop their skills and knowledge when dealing with critically unwell children and infants. The course is delivered by an expert multidisciplinary faculty of paediatric anaesthetists, paediatricians (medical and A&E), paediatric intensivists and specialist nursing staff. Our next course is taking place … Read more

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October 2021

Final FRCA Writers Club
The Gasman’s Shanty

September 2021

UCLH Critical care /perioperative medicine research seminars

January 2019

Watch out for phishing e-mails