Friday 11 January

0815-0915 Wellbeing drop-in session (Pickwick Suite, First Floor) Refreshments will be available 'How do you look after yourself?'
0900-0930 Registration (Ground Floor) & industry exhibition (Third Floor)
  Room: Churchill, Ground Floor Room: Mountbatten, Fifth Floor
0930-1100 F1a: Anaesthesia session
Chair: Dr Craig Bailey, Editor, Anaesthesia
F1b: Independent practice interactive session
Chair: Dr Mathew Patterill, Council Member, Association of Anaesthetists


Introducing Anaesthesia Reports Domain 1 1H02
Dr Kariem El-Boghdadly, Editor, Anaesthesia Reports


An interactive session about developments and challenges in independent practice.

Delegates are invited to bring questions and share their views.


(0930-0950) Update and guidelines 
Dr Guy Jackson, Consultant Anaesthetist, Royal Berkshre Hospital

(0950-1010) The future of Independent practice 
Dr J.J. De Gorter, Medical Director, Spire Healthcare

(1010-1030) Perioperative Care in Independent practice      
Dr Nial Quiney, Deputy Medical Director, Royal Surrey County Hospital

(1030-1100) Discussion 




0935-1000 Show me the money: funding anaesthetic research Domain 1, Domain 4 1F05, 3J00, 3J03
Dr Kariem El-Boghdadly, London
1000-1025 Can we generate clinical evidence more quickly? – making clinical research pragmatic Domain 1, Domain 2, Domain 3 1l05 3J02 3J03
Bruce Biccard, Cape Town, South Africa
1025-1050 Update in regional anaesthesia for shoulder surgery Domain 1 1D02, 1I05, 2G03, 2G01
Dr Peter Marhofer, Vienna, Austria
1050-1100 Discussion
1100-1130 Tea & coffee / industry exhibition (Third Floor)

Room: Churchill, Ground Floor Room: Mountbatten, Fifth Floor  Room: Pickwick Suite, First Floor

F2a: Quality improvement
Dr Upma Misra, Honorary Membership Secretary, Association of Anaesthetists

F2b: Clinical challenges
Chair: Dr Tei Sheraton, Honorary Membership Secretary Elect, Association of Anaesthetists
F2c: Innovation
Chair: Dr Ravi Rao Baikady, Council Member, Association of Anaesthetists
1130-1155 What is the value of quality improvement? Domain 1, 1I05, 2A03, 3A06
Dr Carolyn Johnston, London
Malignant hyperthermia: Association of Anaesthetists guidelines Domain 1, Domain 2  2A06, 3J02, 1H02
Dr Liz McGrady, Glasgow

(1130-1155)  The process of innovation in anaesthesia - developing the product Domain 1, 1H02
Dr Maryanne Mariyaselvam, 
King's Lynn

(1155-1225)  Association of Anaesthetists innovation award shortlisted entries 2019

(1225-1245)  Update from past winners
Dr Chris Evans

(1245-1300)  Discussion

1155-1220 Checklists – warts and all Domain 2, Domain 3 1I02, 1I03, 1I05, 3J00
Dr Michelle White, London
Abdominal aortic aneurysm Domain 1, Domain 3 2A07, 3A05
Peter Featherstone, Cambridge


Improving quality by involving patients Domain 2, Domain 4 1E05
Dr Bev Fitzsimons, London
Postoperative pulmonary complications Domain 1, 1A01, 2C02, 2C01, 2A07
Denny Levett, Southampton
1245-1300 Discussion Discussion
1300-1330 F3: Honours and Awards, Prize giving & Presidential Address (Churchill, Ground Floor)


Lunch / industry exhibition (Third Floor)

Industry-supported lunchtime symposium (St James, Fourth Floor).
See sponsored events for more information.

  Room: Churchill, Ground Floor

F4: Keynote lecture - Featherstone Oration
Chair: Dr Kathleen Ferguson, President, Association of Anaesthetists

Hip fractures, challenges, solutions and looming problems Domain 1, Domain 2 2G04,3A07, 3A08, 3A09
Prof Richard Griffiths, Peterborough


F5: Debate
Dr Mike Kinsella, Council Member, Association of Anaesthetists


This house believes that postoperative continuous nerve block catheters are more trouble than they're worth Domain 1, Domain 2, Domain 3 1D02, 2G02, 2G04, 3A08

For: Dr Amit Pawa, London
Against: Dr 
Peter Marhofer, Vienna
1610-1630 Discussion
1630 Close of meeting