Latest News & Updates

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SWABS Dates 2017-18

Friday, September 15th, 2017

Please download attachment for the forthcoming SWABS dates

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Guidance for Core Trainees on Critical Incident logbook

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

A user guide can be found here and in the documents in the ARCP section of the website

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More Dates for your diary

Friday, August 4th, 2017

WAFT (Welsh Anaesthetics Finals Teaching) will be holding a Neuro-anaesthesia day on September 26th at 08:30 held in Room 416/417 at the Cochrane Building near UHW. Should you wish to attend please email me directly to confirm a place and include any dietary requirements ( The day will focus on exam preparation including up-to-date lectures on FRCA Finals neuroanaesthesia topics as well as some SBA/MCQ & SAQ practice. Lunch will be provided. Please book your study leave now should you wish to attend. SWAC South Wales Anaesthetic course for Primary FRCA October 17th &18th 2017 Please contact Dr Haitem Maghur at UHW Book place with Mrs Emma Johnson on

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NEW Trainee Appraisal documents

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

NEW Trainee Appriasal documents have been introduced at all training levels for use from August 2017 across the School. They should be used to guide all ES & trainee 3 monthly meetings and discussions, and can be found within the relevant training areas of the website. Thanks to Dr Vimla Victor & a team of trainees; Elana Farrant, Nia Elen Williams and Ellie Fisher for their work revising the appraisal documentation.

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Summer Update and Dates for your Diary

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Congratulations to Dr Libby Duff who has been appointed as Deputy Programme Director for South Wales. The School of Anaesthesia are delighted that Libby has taken on this role. Dates for your Diary - Upcoming Events Welsh School of Anaesthesia Induction Day For all CT1, ST3 and Anaesthesia ACCS year 2 trainees Venue: Birchwood House , Cyncoed Date: September 11th 2017 Advanced Training Interviews September 18th 2017 Venue : Birchwood House, Cyncoed Final detail and presentation details will be emailed, don't forget to get preference forms and CV back to Dr Evans and Katie Educational Supervisor & Named Clinical Supervisor Study Day Venue: Metropole Hotel, Llandrindod Wells Date: Tuesday October 10th To book your place, please contact Katie McDermott Have a great Summer!

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NATA Florence 2017

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Well done to Sean Tobin and Gemma Phillips representing the school of anaesthesia presenting their data on Iron deficiency and surgical outcome. Well done both

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Geoff Clark Award winner

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

A very belated congratulations to Agnieszka Ganska in winning the coveted Geoff Clark Award for her OOPT report on her advanced burns fellowship in Brisbane Australia

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Cardiff Q MCQ Course

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Cardiff Q is back! MCQ course with amazing feedback and results Monday September 18th 2017 , Birchwood House Cyncoed Please download flyer

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Mentoring for Trainees

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

A group of Welsh Trainees have recently completed the AAGBI mentoring course. If you feel that you would like a mentor please contact the generic email account - to plan a session.

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NEW - Pastoral Care Directory for Anaesthetists

Monday, March 6th, 2017

Click here for a Pastoral Care Directory for all Anaesthetists - guidance compiled by Dr Vaz Moosajee and Dr Webster Rushesha from Swansea to guide anaesthetists seeking sources of pastoral support

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