Events & Opportunities



Awards, Grants and Fellowships


Health Foundation: Innovating for Improvement 

The next round of the HF Innovating for Improvement programme is opening for applications at the end of February 2017. The programme supports health care teams to test and develop innovative ideas to improve health care delivery in the UK. Teams with great ideas can apply for up to £75,000.


Courses in Perioperative Medicine

Please send us details of any courses or opportunities you feel should be displayed here.



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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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 slides from the morning sessions below: 


Integrating Care throughout the Patient's Surgical Journey

The King's Fund, February 2016

View slides from the day here. 



Upcoming Events


Perioperative Medicine Masterclass: Strategies for Improved Quality & Outcome in the High Risk Surgical Patient

Organised by the Liverpool City Region Peri-operative Medicine Education Group

28 February 2017, Liverpool

For Senior Trainees, SAS Doctors & Consultants in Anaesthesia, Surgery, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Geriatrics & Trauma.

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Joint RCoA & RCSEd meeting: Prehabilitation & Perioperative Care 

3 March 2017, Edinburgh 

A one-day conference in the highly topical area of enhanced patient preparation prior to major surgery (prehabilitation). 

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RCoA Anniversary Meeting: Landmarks in UK Anaesthesia

8-9 March 2017, London

2017’s Anniversary Meeting is particularly important as it is the flagship event of the 25th Anniversary – a yearlong celebration of the College gaining its Royal Charter. We are delighted to announce that the RCoA's Royal Patron, HRH The Princess Royal, will be attending this meeting. We are looking at all the significant developments (landmarks) that took place during these 25 years with a view to the future. 

King's Fund Event: Mainstreaming primary and acute care systems and multispecialty community providers

21 March 2017, The King's Fund, London 

The event will provide:
  • the evidence and evaluation coming out of the new care models programme of what works and what can be replicated in other areas
  • examples of specific services that are being transformed as part of new care models and the outcomes and impact for patients
  • lessons for non-vanguard areas looking to develop PACS or MCP models as part of their sustainability and transformation plan implementation.

Joint RCoA & RSM meeting: Anaesthesia and Surgery: The Interface

30 March 2017, Royal Society of Medicine, London

The aim of this joint meeting between anaesthetists and surgeons is to discuss issues of mutual interest especially the ones where the responsibilities of each overlaps and interferes.

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