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    Regional Postfellowship Group Meeting

    Date: 6 March 2018

    Venue:  TBC

    Programme:  to follow

    Departments will expect you to book study leave.

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    It is aimed at  Core Anaesthetic Trainees and working towards the Primary FRCA exam.

    Matched to the Basic Level Curriculum and incorporated Practical Workshops with both Depth of Anaesthesia Monitoring and Infusion Pumps.

    Date:  7 March 2018

    Vuneu:  Institute of Transplantation, Freeman Hospital


    Further details:   Barbara.Sladdin@nuth.nhs.uk

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    Date: 12 March 2018

    Venue: Simulation Centre, Freeman Hospital

    The course is aimed at anaesthetic trainees, Cardiothoracic/Thoracic anaesthetists of all grades or anaesthetists who use one lung anaesthesia occasionally, such as trauma, upper GI, vascular or scoliosis surgery. It is particular complementary for specialist trainees in cardiothoracic anaesthesia modules to achieve competencies.

    There will also be a Storz rep coming along, with a range of scopes for people to get their hands on.
    The course is limited to 12 delegates.

    Further information: Barbara.Sladdin@nuth.nhs.uk

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    No additional detail for this event.

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    Keep up to date locally with essential topics in anaesthesia by attending the AAGBI’s Core Topics meeting. Central to the AAGBI’s educational programme Core Topics meetings are one or two day conferences held at different locations about the UK and Ireland.

    • Covering a broad spectrum of core topics essential to every anaesthetist, including trainees
    • The opportunity to update your knowledge and top up your CPD in a time and cost effective way.
    • Discover what’s new, share ideas and network with peers in these didactic and interactive sessions.
    • Covering FRCA exam subjects, perfect for busy trainee anaesthetists.
    • Come away with up-to-date information and skills.

    Date:  14 March 2018

    Venue:   Newcastle Civic Centre

    Further details:  https://www.aagbi.org/education/events/core-topics

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    A three day mentorship course designed for you to:

    • Develop mentorship skills
    • Meet GMC best practice

    Date:  16 March 2018

    Venue:   Education Centre, James Cook Unversity Hospital

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    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 – 19 March 2018

    Further Information:



James Cook University Hospital Anaesthetics, ICM and Pain Medicine Department

Marton Road, Middlesbrough.  TS4 3BW

Website:   https://www.southtees.nhs.uk/hospitals/james-cook/

Twitter: @southtees.nhs.uk

Facebook:  facebook.com/@JamesCookHospital


Anaesthetic Department, Cheriton House (next to the Education Centre)

Direct Telephone:  01642 854600

Email address (James Cook):   sue.styan@stees.nhs.uk


Anaesthetic Department, Friarage Hospital

Direct Telephone:   01609 763143

Email address (Friarage):  judy.milnes@stees.nhs.uk


The Hospitals

South Tees comprises James Cook University Hosital (JCUH) and Friarage Hospital (FHN).

JCUH in Middlesbrough has approximately 1000 beds and functions as a DGH to the local population of Middlesbrough and East Cleveland and as a tertiary referral centre in a range of specialties for Tees Valley and beyond.  The Division of Anaesthesia is responsible for the organisation and running of the operating theatres at JCUH and FHN, the Pain Service, and an adult and paediatric Sleep Service.  The division is also in administrative charge (but not financial control) of the Intensive Care Unit.  The Department is large, with (at the time of writing) over 100 consultants and trainees combined.

FHN has approximately 250 beds and serves as an acute hospital to the people of North Yorkshire. The anaesthetic department covers theatres and Intensive Care.