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Welsh Final Written Course

Thursday 14th March 2019

We're running the Final FRCA Written Primer course again for the September sitting. It's a three day course including targeted lectures, exam practice and technique sessions and talks from examiners, all aimed at kick starting your exam work. We've updated the course to fit in with the new 'constructed response' exam format that is due to be introduced with this sitting. £75 - Copious caffeine and carbohydrates included. Email welshfinalwritten@outlook.com if you're interested.

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BEST Trainees and FRCA Examiners

Monday 11th March 2019

BEST Trainee Awards 2019 Our amazing trainees were very successful at the HEIW BEST Trainee awards last Thursday evening From over 80 trainees nominated across all medical and dental specialities, we had 3 trainees shortlisted for the final awards night;Isra Hassan (ST7) for her contribution to medical education through her perioperative medicine training delivery across many training grades (FY1-ST7), Consultants and other healthcare professionals this yearDavid Rees (ST6 Dual FICM/Anaes) in the innovation and technology category for his work teaching bedside echocardiography in UHWKillian Walley (CT2) in the QI category for his work introducing an emergency grab bag and pre-filled syringe cost reduction programme in Merthyr during his CT1 year Isra was announced Winner in the Medical Education category, with David and…

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Welsh Final Written Course

Wednesday 20th February 2019

The dates for the upcoming Welsh Final Written Course are: 12th - 14th June, Birchwood House 4th - 6th Dec - Life Sciences Hub, Cardiff Bay If you have any queries, please email welshfinalwritten@outlook.com

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Welsh Perioperative Conference: Call for Abstracts (7th June 2019)

Monday 18th February 2019

Welsh Perioperative Conference Based on the success of last year's conference, we are pleased to announce that the next WPOM Conference will be held on Friday 7th of June 2019 at the Cardiff Life Science Hub in Cardiff Bay. This is a multidisciplinary conference. Due to venue capacity we are unfortunately limited to 100 delegates. Further details regarding speakers and booking information to follow shortly. Please email welsh.poms@gmail.com if you have any enquiries. Call for Abstracts This call is unrestricted however financial prizes will be limited to trainees/SAS/periop nurses only. The deadline for abstracts is 5pm on Friday 5th April 2019 and notification will be no later than 19th April. Abstracts will be marked and the top four will be invited for oral presentation and judged…

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Post Fellowship Study Days

Thursday 14th February 2019

Thanks to all speakers who delivered a successful Post Fellowship Study Day on Onco-anaesthesia in February. Topics covered included: TIVA Overview and Introduction EEG and Depth of Anaesthesia Monitoring (Dr Peter Flesch, Bristol) TIVA and Difficult Patients TIVA and DoA Monitoring (Small group teaching) Oncoanaesthesia Overview Specific agents and techniques Blocks demonstration, TIVA Plus, Post Op Pain Management (Small group teaching) The dates for the next Post Fellowship Study Days are: Friday 8th March 2019, UHW - Cardiac anaesthesia for the non-specialist (to include CALS teaching)Friday 29th March 2019, UHW - Research for Annexe G As always, lunch is provided. Please email pfsdwales@gmail.com to book a place. Please let us know if you would like Video-Conferencing to North Wales (this will unfortunately not be possible for the CALS session…

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Geoff Clark OOP Award 2019

Tuesday 5th February 2019

Dr Will Packer receiving The Annual Geoff Clark Out-of-Programme Award 2019 from Dr Sarah Harries, Head of School, following his presentation on his Out of Programme Training in Zambia. Congratulations to Will on this achievement. We wish him the best of luck in his new Consultant role in Norway!

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QI Skills Training Silver IQT Workshop 2019

Tuesday 8th January 2019

Registration is now open for the next QI Skills Training Silver IQT Workshop for Anaesthetics & ICM in 2019. The two-day workshop will be held on: Day 1: Friday 22nd February 2019 Day 2: Friday 5th April 2019 Attendance at both days of the workshop and submission of a successfully completed project results in the award of Silver IQT Accreditation. The workshops are free to attend. Places are limited and early registration is advised. Please see the attached Workshop Flyer for further information. Delegates must register their place using >>this link

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Post Fellowship Study Days

Monday 12th November 2018
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The following are dates for your diary: November 28th Management for Annex G. Organiser Dr Nataile Mincher. Location Life Science Hub Cardiff December 17th Quality Improvement Study Day. Organiser Dr Gethin Pugh (Spaces limited 20 people). Location Life Science Hub Cardiff February 4th TIVA and Oncoanaesthesia. Organiser Dr Craig Williams Location Life Science Hub Cardiff March 8th Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia. Organiser Abubakr Adlan. Life Science Hub Cardiff A big thanks to Isra Hassan and Emily Buckwell for organising these dates. This job has now been handed over to Dr Lucy Emmett and Dr Saba Iqbal - please contact them if you wish to organise a day

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SWABS 2018/19 schedule

Saturday 13th October 2018

Please see attached SWABS schedule up until January. Please book the days with your department ASAP! Further dates for 2019 are ON THIS WEBSITE at the bottom of the "courses and study days" page!

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