Latest News & Updates

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Oswestry Regional Anaesthesia Course Thursday 10th October 2024

Tuesday 28th May 2024

Oswestry Regional Anaesthesia Course The School would like to promote a regional anaesthesia course which will be delivered by this specialist centre in October 2024 for all Stages of training. The centre is keen to showcase to all Wales trainees the opportunities available in regional anaesthesia with the potential to discuss with trainers Special Interest areas in orthopaedics and regional anaesthesia. Course Flyer Course Programme

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Primary SWAC Thursday 24th October 2024 - Booking and Call for Examiners

Tuesday 28th May 2024

The next Primary SWAC course will run on Thursday 24th October 2024 at the Royal Gwent Hospital. Please see further details in Primary Courses and Study Days and booking link here SWAC Booking If you are a trainer or a Stage 2/3 trainee who would be interested in being faculty for this course - please contact Christopher.Whitfield@wales.nhs.uk for further information.

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New guidance for Pain Medicine

Tuesday 21st May 2024
L Emmett

Please find attached an excellent guidance document for Pain Medicine at each stage of training created by Dr Sonia Pierce. Pain Medicine Guidance

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AWAG Conference 2024

Wednesday 8th May 2024
L Emmett

The All Wales Airway Group 2024 Annual Conference is now available for booking! Friday 4th October at the SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff. Use the QR code on the attached poster for further information and booking details!

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North Wales Stage 1 Professionalism Day - Wednesday 19th June 2024

Thursday 25th April 2024

The inaugural North Wales Stage 1 Professionalism Day will take place on Wednesday 19th June at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd. Further details and booking information are available via this link: NW Stage 1 Professionalism Day

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North Wales Final Viva Course - Weds 5th June

Thursday 25th April 2024

The North Wales Final Viva course will take place on Weds 5th June 2024 at Ysbyty Glan Clywd. Please contact Dr Nia Williams Nia.Williams2@wales.nhs.uk for further information and to book.

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Pain Medicine Study Day - Friday 31st May 2024

Wednesday 27th March 2024
LE

Please find a link to further information and booking for the Pain Medicine Study Day to be held in the Medical Education Centre at Llandough on Friday 31st May 2024. Pain Study Day

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Return To Training and Peer Mentoring

Monday 25th March 2024

We have a new Return to Training page on the website, including details on the RTT peer mentoring scheme RTT Peer mentoring. You will also find paperwork, RTT leads for each Health Board and further resources.

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Sustaining a Career in Anaesthesia / Intensive Care Medicine - Programme

Thursday 14th March 2024
L Emmett

We are very excited to publish the programme for the Sustaining a Career in Anaesthesia / Intensive Care Medicine study day next Weds 20th March in Sophia Gardens. Please contact Amrit.Dhadda@wales.nhs.uk with any queries. Sustaining a Career in Anaesthesia/ICM Programme

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South Wales Network of Acute Pain Teams Annual Meeting - Weds 22nd May 2024

Wednesday 6th March 2024
Lucy Emmett

The South Wales Network of Acute Pain teams are holding their annual conference at the Parkway Hotel, Cwmbran on Weds 22nd May 2024. Booking link and further information can be found below. Booking link

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Cardiff Q - Monday 29th April

Monday 19th February 2024
Lucy Emmett

The next Cardiff Q Course for the Primary MCQ/SBA will be held on Monday 29th April 2024 at HEIW, Nantgarw. Please see the attached poster for further details. Cardiff Q Poster

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Stage 2 Regional Anaesthesia Study Day

Wednesday 14th February 2024

This is a simulation and workshop-based course which aims to help trainees achieve many of the Regional Anaesthesia (RA) curriculum requirements for Stage 2. There will be a mixture of modalities including UGRA (Ultrasound Guided Regional Anaesthesia) elements, workshops and simulation-based education. What to expect: Pre-course reading materials and questionnaire Workshops surrounding communication, anticoagulation and consent in regional anaesthesia Simulation scenarios with candidates demonstrating sonoanatomy and conduct of UGRA as well as management of emergencies in RA Debrief and feedback sessions. This is a free course for ST4 and ST5 anaesthetic trainees undergoing Stage 2 training. Date - 17th April 2024 Location - Routledge Education Centre, University Hospital Llandough To book please click on the eventbrite link below, there are limited places. Stage 2 RA Day booking

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