Yin Jones and Veena Soni, members of the Lay Committee were invited to join the panel discussion, hosted by the Ethics Committee on Assisted Dying, at Anaesthesia 2022. Here they recounted a few conference highlights:
To raise awareness of the Glenda Logsdail case and improve interpretation of capnography waveform shapes amongst teams, Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust has designed a capnography ‘tea trolley’ training programme.
There is always flexibility and understanding from the Exams department at the College. Examiners may examine part time and so fit in their examining duties around their existing childcare routine.
In February 2021 we launched Anaesthesia -fit for the future, our UK wide campaign on the anaesthetic workforce.
On 23 February 2022 we launched The Anaesthetic Workforce: UK State of the Nation Report as part of Anaesthesia – fit for the future campaign.
Dr Michael McCabe discusses the importance of patients being called by their preferred names and the #CallMe initiative.
Dr Samantha Black discusses Imposter Syndrome and her reservations about applying for the Patient Information Lead role.
ST6, Dr Matt Bigwood at the University Hospital, Leicester discuses the importance of the No Trace = Wrong Place campaign.
RCoA President, Fiona Donald highlights some recent work that the Policy team at the College has been doing to advocate for the specialty.