Anaesthesia 2023

Anaesthesia 2023 flagship conference will take place in Birmingham in May 2023 for three days of what promises to be a bigger, better, must-attend event for the specialty. There is also an option for those that prefer to join us online. 

170 days left

Key details

Date: 16 to 18 May 2023

Location: Birmingham, and Online

Availability: Places available

Clinical content lead(s): Dr Toni Brunning, Dr Gunjeet Dua and Dr Claire Mallinson

CPD credits: 15


20% Super Earlybird Discount available until 31 December 2022

Anaesthesia 2023 flagship conference will take place in Birmingham and online in May 2023 for three days of what promises, to be a bigger,  must-attend event for the specialty. Now in its fifth year Anaesthesia 2023 promises to be another outstanding year. 

With a packed programme, covering a diverse range of subjects, this conference is suitable for anaesthetists from all backgrounds and at all stages of their careers. Anaesthesia 2023 will offer the chance to learn from experts and network with your peers.

What you can expect:

  • Stay informed with lectures on best practice and future developments
  • Get up-to-date via quick-fire specialist updates for generalists
  • Tailor your day with breakout sessions
  • Have your say using our interactive Q&A platform
  • Industry exhibition
  • Fulfil your professional CPD requirements (15 points awarded)

How to find us

Eastside Rooms

Woodcock St


B7 4BL

Just a little longer until we release the programme

To be notified when the programme for this event is available, please provide your details below and we will contact you as soon as possible.


Anaesthesia 2023 super EB
  Members and Fellows of RCoA Non Members
  Member/Fellow Anaesthetist in Training/ MTI Doctor Senior Fellows and members Club Student/ Foundation Doctor
One day £160 £120 £80 £40 £245
Two days £320 £240 £160 £80 £470
All days £395 £300 £200 £100 £580
In person attendance - Birmingham
One day £225 £170 £115 £60 £345
Two days £450 £340 £225 £115 £670
All days £560 £420 £280 £140 £825


We are offering a fee for Low Middle Income Countries for online attendance, the cost will be £15 per day. Please email to check your eligibility.


Sponsors and exhibitors at our events purely support the commercial aspects of the event and join us for the benefit of our members, fellows and delegates. Our sponsors do not have input into the design of the programme or the content of any presentations, slides, workshops or talks.  

If you are interested in sponsoring our event, please contact our sponsorship and exhibition partner Century One:

Jonny Knight at or 01727 739 193

Poster competition

You are invited to submit a poster for presentation at Anaesthesia 2023, on 16-18 May.

This year we are expanding the poster competition and inviting submissions on innovation and workplace solutions as well as PQIP quality improvement and research category. If you have worked on a project which falls into any of these categories, please submit a poster for a chance to showcase your work and to win a £250 voucher of your choice.


1) A quality improvement or research project using PQIP data and/or that addresses one of PQIP’s top five priorities from the previous and current cohorts. (2019/20 and 2021/22):

•            Individualised risk assessment

•            DrEaMing and enhanced recovery

•            Communication and multidisciplinary working

•            Individualised pain Management

•            Using data for improvement


2) A project which focuses on innovation in perioperative care services, pathways or ways of working, to support elective recovery and/or patient and/or staff experience and wellbeing

We are particularly keen to see entries which are describing an evaluation of a new or adapted innovation (e.g. a pathway, service, way of working or other innovation) in addition to describing what the innovation is. Evaluations could be qualitative (feedback from staff or patients for example), quantitative (numerical data on processes or outcomes) or both.



The competition is open to all healthcare professionals or student healthcare professionals.



1st prize: £250 voucher

All accepted posters will be invited to present their poster at the Conference with the top 5 invited to present as an oral presentation.


How to enter

  • Submit a digital copy of your poster as an attachment to along with a signed copy of the form below.
  • Please follow the poster preparation guidelines on page 2; failure to follow the guidelines could result in disqualification from the competition.

Download the application form here

What happens next?

  • The closing date for entries will be 23.59 Monday 20 March 2023
  • A panel of RCoA judges will assess all submissions shortly after the closing date. Authors will be notified by Monday 17 April if they have been invited to display their poster at Anaesthesia 2023.
  • All accepted posters will be invited to showcase their poster on the virtual platform.
  • The selected winner will be given a slot to present their poster during the live programme.
  • Authors selected to present their poster will need to book a place at the event in order to display their poster.