Events & Opportunities


Courses in Perioperative Medicine

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Perioperative Medicine in Action - Free Online Course 


The Royal College of Anaesthetists has collaborated with UCL to produce a free online educational resource on Perioperative Medicine. Explore perioperative medicine, from what it is to why it matters and how you can improve care for the high-risk surgical patient.


The course begin on 3 July 2017 and you can register now.


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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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Fellowships in Perioperative Medicine

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Post-CCT Clinical Fellow Post in Preoperative Assessment 

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust

The post is for 6 to 12 months and will include regular sessions in the purpose built Preoperative Department, in addition to anaesthetic sessions in theatre. The post CCT fellow will work closely with the F1 and nursing staff in the POD, attend the subspecialty surgical MDT meetings to manage and plan the care of the high risk patients and participate in video preoperative assessments. There are many opportunities to contribute to service development and quality improvement projects.





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


Paediatric Preoperative Care Conference 

 15 September 2017, Sheffield 

Join us for the 2nd Annual Conference., for all professionals involved in the care of children due to undergo anaesthesia.

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Knowledge 4 Nurses 1st Annual Conference

13 October 2017, London

"This important national conference provides an essential update for surgical staff at all levels.  Delegates will learn how innovative working using creative ideas can improve the surgical patient pathway and improve patient outcomes.  Presentations this year will be given from a variety of specialists including nurses, ODPS, anaesthetists and surgeons. The conference will provide you with an opportunity to network with colleagues from all over the country and learn from examples of outstanding practice."

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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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