Programme

 
The below programme is subject to change.

DAY 1: Tuesday 22 May 2018

08.45-09.30 REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS
09.30-09.40 Welcome and introduction
  Anaesthesia on the national and international stage
09.40-09.55

UK Anaesthesia and our place on the international stage
Dr Liam Brennan, President, RCoA

09.55-10.20 Perioperative medicine: An international perspective
Prof Paul Myles, Director, Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital and Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
10.20-10.30 Discussion and Q&A 
10.30-10.55

Keynote address
Prof Stephen Powis, Medical Director, NHS England

10.55-11.20 REFRESHMENTS AND POSTER VIEWING
  Perioperative medicine: Pushing the boundaries
11.20-11.45 Why do patients have adverse outcomes?
Dr Mark Edwards, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
11.45-12.10 Pre-habilitation: Where are we now?
Prof Gerard Danjoux, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Sleep Medicine, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Middlesborough
12.10-12.35 Proactive care of older people
Dr Jugdeep Dhesi, Clinical Lead POPS, Consultant Geriatrician, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust
12.35-12.50 Discussion and Q&A
12.50-13.15 The RCoA Annual General Meeting
13.15-14.05 LUNCH AND NETWORKING
14.05-14.50 Breakout Round 1: Your first choice of breakout sessions
 

1a) Management: Effective communication
Dr Hamish McLure, Consultant Anaesthetist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Dr Simon Harrod, Medical Director and Responsible Officer Royal London Hospital, Barts Health London
1b) Consent
Dr David Bogod, Consultant Anaesthetist, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
1c) Shared decision making
Dr Mike Swart, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Torbay Hospital and RCoA National Clinical Lead for Perioperative Medicine
1d) Education supervisors update
Dr Claire Mallinson, Consultant Anaesthetist, Director of Medical Education, Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
1e) SAS anaesthetists: State of play
Dr Kirstin May, RCoA Council Member
Dr Lucy Williams, RCoA elected Council Member and Specialty Doctor in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine at Great Western Hospital

14.55-15.20 Could anaesthetic or analgesic technique during cancer surgery really influence recurrence or metastasis?
Prof Donal Buggy, Professor of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Mater University Hospital, University College Dublin
15.20-15.50 REFRESHMENTS
15.50-16.35 Breakout Round 2: Your second choice of breakout sessions
  2a) Management: Effective communication
Dr Hamish McLure, Consultant Anaesthetist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Dr Simon Harrod, Medical Director and Responsible Officer Royal London Hospital, Barts Health London
2b) Why anaesthetists suffer from stress
Dr Clare Gerada, Medical Director, Physician Health, Practitioner Health Service
2c) Shared decision making
Dr Mike Swart, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Torbay Hospital and RCoA National Clinical Lead for Perioperative Medicine
2d) Education supervisors update
Dr Claire Mallinson, Consultant Anaesthetist, Director of Medical Education, Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
2e) Perioperative medicine for trainees: Predicting risk
Led by TRIPOM
Dr Katie Samuel, Anaesthetic Registrar, Bristol School of Anesthesia. Perioperative Medicine Fellow, University College London Hospitals
Dr Nicole Greenshields, Anaesthetic Registrar, Imperial School of Anaesthesia. Perioperative Medicine Fellow, University College London Hospitals
 
16.40-17.05

The Rank Lectureship

Tribes, teams and trust
Prof Jennifer Weller, Head of the Centre for Medical and Health Sciences Education, University of Auckland

17.05-17.10 Closing remarks
17.10-18.30 Networking reception

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DAY 2: Wednesday 23 May 2018

08.15-09.00 REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS
09.00-09.05 Opening remarks
09.05-09.25 Big data and anaesthesia
Prof Iain Moppett
09.25-09.50

John Snow Oration 

Can we get better at getting better? The role of research in improvement 
Prof Mary Dixon-Woods, RAND Professor of Health Services Research in the Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge

09.50-10.45

Panel discussion
Put your questions to the key players in the sector, as we discuss the big picture issues influencing anaesthesia today

Chair: Shaun Lintern, Patient Safety Senior Correspondent, HSJ
John Appleby, Director of Research and Chief Economist, Nuffield Trust
Prof Helen Stokes-Lampard, Chair of Council, Royal College of General Practitioners
Prof Mary Dixon-Woods, RAND Professor of Health Services Research in the Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge
Dr Liam Brennan, President, RCoA

10.45-11.10 REFRESHMENTS
  Updates and controversies: Quick-fire talks
11.10-12.40
  • Initial management of head injury
    Dr Judith Dinsmore, Consultant Anaesthetist, St George’s Hospital, London
  • Adult airway: CICO 
    Dr Patrick Wong, Consultant Anaesthetist, Singapore General Hospital
  • Paediatric airway management
    Dr Reema Nandi, Head of Clinical Services for Anaesthesia, Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist, Great Ormond Street Hospital
  • Obstetric haemorrhage
    Dr Nuala Lucas, Consultant Anaesthetist, Northwick Park Hospital, London
  • Is discharge analgesia fuelling the opioid crisis?
    Dr Jane Quinlan, Consultant in Anaesthetics and Pain Management, Oxford University Hospitals Trust
12.40-13.30 LUNCH AND NETWORKING
13.30-13.55

Webb-Johnson Oration 

Perioperative medicine: Hearts and minds?
Prof Mike Grocott, Professor of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, University of Southampton

13.55-14.20 The brain and pain
Prof Irene Tracey, Head of Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford
14.20-14.45

EEG for Anaesthesia Monitoring
Dr Lorenzo Dimpel, Consultant Neuro Anaesthetist, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust

14.45-14.55 Discussion and Q&A
14.55-15.15 College awards presentation
15.15-15.40 REFRESHMENTS
  Into the future: Global and UK context
15.40-16.05 Clinical applications of high flow nasal oxygen  
Prof Ellen O’Sullivan, St James Hospital, Dublin
16.05-16.40 Debate: Direct laryngoscopes should be consigned to history
Prof Tim Cook, Consultant in Anaesthesia and ICM, Royal United Hospitals, Bath
Dr William Harrop-Griffiths, St Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London
16.40-16.45 Closing remarks