Events & Opportunities



Awards, Grants and Fellowships


Health Foundation: Innovating for Improvement 

Deadline: Tuesday 28 March 2017 

The next round of the HF Innovating for Improvement programme is open for applications until Tuesday 28 March. 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: 


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

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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