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Health Foundation: Scaling Up Improvement  

Deadline: Tuesday 18 April 2017

  • Do you have a health care intervention or approach that has been proven to deliver better care?
  • Are you ready to deliver your intervention or approach at scale?
  • The Health Foundation are looking for teams with approaches or interventions that have been successfully tested at a small scale, shown to improve care and are now ready to be implemented more widely.
  • Apply now to receive up to £500,000 funding to support the implementation and evaluation of your project. 

Courses in Perioperative Medicine

Please send us details of any courses or opportunities you feel should be displayed here.



Perioperative Medicine MSc

University College London 

"A new and innovative distance learning MSc in Perioperative Medicine that will involve reviewing and understanding the current literature, appraising the evidence and questioning current practices." 

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Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine MSc, PGDip, PGCert

Brighton & Sussex Medical School

"Face-to-face tuition will be provided in cutting-edge aspects of patient care using an evidence based approach to provide knowledge of clinical practice which extends beyond the scope of the training programme and represents many of the most important areas of development for clinical anaesthesia."

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Access slide sets from previous events:


Developing Perioperative Medicine Across the UK

The first annual meeting for Local Clinical Leads for Perioperative Medicine was held on Tuesday 31 January 2017. View the presentation from the morning sessions below: 


Dr Chris Snowden: Introduction (Slides)


Dr Nicholas Levy: POM Initiatives as part of a Quality Improvement Programme (Slides)


Dr Daniel Conway: Surgery School (Slides)


Dr Caroline Evans: Anaemia Management (Slides)


Dr David Yates: Setting up a Perioperative Service (Slides)


Dr Fay Gilder: Frailty Clinic (Slides)


Dr Laura McGarrity: POM in Scotland (Slides)


Integrating Care throughout the Patient's Surgical Journey

The King's Fund, February 2016

View slides from the day here. 

Upcoming Events

Age Anaesthesia Association - Annual Conference 2017 

25 & 26 May 2017, Edinburgh 

The 2017 Age Anaesthesia Association meeting will be held in Edinburgh in May and is being co-hosted by the University of Edinburgh Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine Department. The theme of this year’s meeting is the perioperative management of an older person undergoing major surgery from initial presentation through preoperative assessment, intraoperative and postoperative care.

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RCoA Summer Symposium

13 & 14 June 2017, Belfast

For the 2017 RCoA Summer Symposium we have assembled a group of renowned national and international experts who will present on a wide range of topics related to developing sustainable anaesthesia services which respond to the needs of the population, including the management of pain, patient safety, the perioperative pathways and ultimately the patient outcomes.

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