RCoA Winter Symposium 2017: Excellence

Thu, 16/11/2017 to Fri, 17/11/2017
£395 (£295 for RCoA registered trainees)
CPD Credits Applied for: 
Fully booked
Event organiser(s): 
Dr J-P Lomas


This November the RCoA Winter Symposium will bring together over 20 world class speakers, for two days of thought provoking and engaging topics across anaesthesia, perioperative medicine, critical care and pain medicine.

With the theme of Excellence, the programme will focus on how to improve patient outcomes, discussing controversial topics such as the ‘weekend effect’ and fasting times. With 10 CPD points available the Winter Symposium will provide you with food for thought for your own personal development, offering the chance to learn and interact with the experts whilst networking with delegates from all areas of the profession.

This year’s event will offer valuable insights into the cutting edge of the speciality, through succinct, punchy presentations. There will also be the opportunity to have discussions with speakers and delegates at dedicated Q+A sessions as well as sharing learning via Twitter debate.

Last year’s event sold out, and with limited availability you will need to book soon to avoid disappointment.

Topics covered

  • Paediatric anaesthesia in the DGH: when to say “No” and why
  • Safe take home analgesia
  • Fasting in children: time for a change
  • Keynote lecture: Excellence in patient safety: the next 25 years
  • Laparoscopic colorectal surgery – are epidurals consigned to history?
  • Clinical governance: lessons from prehospital
  • Excellence 7 days a week
  • PQIP: The story so far
  • Shared decision making: who to admit to intensive care
  • Anaesthetists and anaphylaxis
  • Better tracheostomy care
  • Perioperative diabetes management
  • CPET (Cardio Pulmonary Exercise Testing): beyond the number 11
  • Perioperative hypertension: the story behind the guidelines
  • Evolving trends in pain medicine
  • Medical humanities in the diagnosis of pain
  • Consent for anaesthesia
  • Rapid intravascular PO2 sensors
  • The Frederic Hewitt Lecture
  • Presentation of college awards
  • Environmentally sustainable anaesthesia
  • Best bariatrics
  • Obstetric critical care

Booking Information

This event is fully booked. 

View our Updates in Anaesthesia Calendar to view events similar to the Winter Sympoisum which have places available.




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