Events & Opportunities




Clinical Fellowship in Perioperative Medicine 

East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust

Deadline for applications: 2 June 2017 

Based  at  the Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital, Margate

Applications are invited for the post of Perioperative Medicine Fellow in Anaesthetics. This fellowship is now in its second year and allows an anaesthetic trainee to develop further knowledge and skills in the perioperative medicine programme.

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Post-CCT Fellow in Perioperative Medicine

Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Deadline for applications:17 May 2017

12 month post. The post-holder will work in all areas relevant to perioperative medicine including pre-operative assessment clinics, surgical high care, multidisciplinary meetings and ward rounds, cardiopulmonary exercise testing and providing anaesthesia for major surgery. 

Darzi Fellow in Clinical Leadership 

Proactive care of Older People undergoing Surgery

Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Deadline for applications: 23 May 2017 

Applications are  now open for the post of Fellow in Clinical Leadership under the Darzi Fellowship Programme. This programme is coordinated by the London Deanery in partnership with NHS Leadership Academy. The Darzi Fellowship is open to specialty registrars ST3+, Nurses and ANPs band level 7/8a. 


Clinical Fellow in Perioperative Medicine and Anaesthesia

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Deadline for applications: Please apply ASAP

An exciting opportunity to demonstrate a commitment to Perioperative Medicine and Anaesthesia and participate in Quality Improvement Programmes for the care of patients with significant co-morbidities undergoing surgery.



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

Technology in Perioperative Medicine

Joint meeting between SCATA and BCS Health and Care Scotland

22-23 May 2017, Glasgow

The programme includes a wide variety of topics and we are looking forward to welcoming two guest speakers from the Society for Technology in Anesthesia, our partner society in the US.

#scata, #scata_asm


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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EBPOM: Evidence Based Perioperative Medicine

Perioperative Medicine Congress

4 - 6 July 2017, London 

Sessions Include:

  • Recent Trials and New Results
  • Perioperative Medicine - A Global Perspective
  • The Great World Fluid Debate

Plus much more.

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TRIPOM Perioperative Medicine Education Event 

EBPOM, 6 July 2017, London

An exciting afternoon packed with engaging and interactive content delivered by a panel of internationally renowned perioperative experts from a variety of backgrounds; it will not only be an entertaining afternoon for all specialities, but an opportunity to learn about key topics in perioperative medicine from leaders in the field. Tickets cost just £25.

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21 - 22 October 2017, London

Do you have a good idea for a project that involves technology but don't have the skills or the resources to implement it ? #GasHack2017 may provide some answers. A weekend event with free registration that brings together clinicians and technologists with an interest in Health and Social Care, run in the same way as the successful NHS Hackdays of recent years.

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