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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:


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.