Events & Opportunities


Awards, Grants and Fellowships


BMJ Awards 2017 - Anaesthesia Team of the Year 

Entries now open. 


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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Developing Perioperative Medicine Across the UK

Annual meeting for Local Clinical Leads for Perioperative Medicine.

Tuesday 31st January 2017, Royal College of Anaesthetists, London 

Programme available here

This free event for all POM Local Leads will look at a selection of best practice models of POM services, and examine how these could be replicated in different hospitals, as well as focusing on the development of the Perioperative Medicine Programme generally. It will provide an excellent opportunity for networking between those involved in developing perioperative medicine.

This event is only open to POM Local Leads. We are aiming to identify a Lead within every hospital in the UK; if you do not currently have a Lead in your hospital and would like to put yourself forwards please contact us. The Job Description and list of current Leads can be viewed here.

Access slide sets from previous events:

Integrating Care throughout the Patient's Surgical Journey, The Kings Fund, February 2016

Knowledge 4 Nurses: Preoperative Assessment Clinical Workshops

3rd February 2017, Royal College of Anaesthetists 

These workshops are run by experienced Senior Preoperative Assessment Clinicians who not only teach, but who also facilitate each workshop to ensure that the knowledge gained can transfer easily into clinical practice.

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Perioperative Medicine Masterclass: Strategies for Improved Quality & Outcome in the High Risk Surgical Patient

Organised by the Liverpool City Region Peri-operative Medicine Education Group

28 February 2017, Liverpool

For Senior Trainees, SAS Doctors & Consultants in Anaesthesia, Surgery, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Geriatrics & Trauma.

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Joint RCoA & RCSEd meeting: Prehabilitation & Perioperative Care 

3rd March 2017, Edinburgh 

A one-day conference in the highly topical area of enhanced patient preparation prior to major surgery (prehabilitation). 

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