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  • All day

    Date: Monday 11 June 2018

    Venue:   Institute of Transplantation, Freeman Hospital

    Under exam conditions, trainees will complete at least a full Clinical & Science VIVA by using recent exam questions supplied by post FRCA trainees.

    Clinical long case

    Clinical short cases

    Science vivas – anatomy, pharmacology, physics and physiology.

    There is an expectation is that after success at the Final FRCA, trainees return as Examiners at least twice by way of payback.

    Course Directors:

    Dr Linda Waddilove, Consultant Anaesthetist, Freeman Hospital

    Dr Stephen Robb, Consultant Anaesthetist, Sunderland Royal Hospital

    For further information, please email:  Barbara Sladdin

  • All day

    MEPA is a national course for Specialty Trainees in Anaesthesia, teaching management strategies for paediatric anaesthetic emergencies. MEPA is recognised by the Royal College of Anaesthetists and the Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists.

    A one-day, small group simulation course, offering both practical and theoretical training using simulation. Provision is made for detailed scenario feedback and discussion in a supportive and constructive manner.

    This regional course is held throughout the year, at the Newcastle Hospitals Trust Simulation Centre based at the Freeman Hospital.

    Course date – Monday 25 June 2018

    Further Information:


Regional ICM Teaching

The Regional ICM training days are a valuable resource for anyone enthusiastic about Intensive Care Medicine.  These training days are organised as a two year rolling programme and are free to attend without the need to book.

The days cover a broad spectrum of ICM knowledge and the curriculum for the FFICM syllabus. The teaching is provided in different venues across the region over 12 individual days during the two year cycle.

The programmes for the days are posted on the NSAICM noticeboard in advance and reminders are sent out via email in time to book study leave.

Non-anaesthetic trainees should contact Barbara Sladdin to be included on the ICM trainee mailing list via Barbara.Sladdin@nuth.nhs.uk.

The individual teaching days are organised by the individual hospitals and coordinated across the region by Dr Uwe Franke.  If you have any further questions please don’t hesitate to contact:  uwe.franke@nhs.net

Regional ICM Teaching Dates 2018

James Cook University Hospital – 27 February 2018

Sunderland Royal Hospital/Cumberland Infirmary – 26 April 2018


Further information:   North of England Intensive Care Society website: