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Friday 26 November
11:00 - 16:30 (login available from 10:45)


Online Online


Member - £71
Trainee Member - £36
Retired Member - £35.50
Non-Member - £122


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About this event

The Safe Anaesthesia Liaison Group Patient Safety Conference will be held virtually this year on Friday 26 November 2021 in collaboration with the Difficult Airway Society. The first session will include engaging lectures around the current work of SALG, and the second session will focus on topical issues relation to airway safety. There will be a prize session for accepted abstracts, with a poster section and oral presentations. 

This online conference is being organised by SALG co-chairs, Dr Peter Young from the Association of Anaesthetists, Professor Jaideep Pandit from the Royal College of Anaesthetists, and Dr Barry McGuire from Difficult Airway Society.

The day will provide valuable knowledge for doctors engaged in clinical anaesthesia, pain management and intensive care medicine, and who have an interest in improving patient safety.   

RCoA and DAS members can book at member rates. Please email if you are an RCoA or DAS member.


• SALG session
Prof Jaideep Pandit, SALG Co-Chair, Royal College of Anaesthetists and Dr Peter Young, SALG Co-Chair, Association of Anaesthetists
• Standards of monitoring 2021 update
Dr Tim Meek, Vice President, Association of Anaesthetists
• Making surgery safe for people living with frailty
Dr Jugdeep Dhesi, CPOC Deputy Director and joint clinical lead for the CPOC frailty guideline
• Top 5 posters- oral presentations
Patient safety through learning for airway events
• The Gordon Ewing case: case presentation Prof Andrew Smith, Lancaster
• Further analysis Dr Fiona Kelly, Bath
• Missed oesophageal intubation Dr Lewys Richmond, Swansea

Patient safety through studying airway data
• DAS Difficult Airway Database Dr Fauzia Mir, London 
• HSRC DAS eFONA Registry Dr Alistair McNarry, Edinburgh

Patient safety through improving airway education
• Training using cognitive aids Dr Abhijoy Chakladar, Brighton
• Interview: how do we optimise airway training in 2021? Dr Gunjeet Dua, London and Dr Tom Lawson, Swansea
• Management of haematoma after thyroid surgery Dr Imran Ahmad, London and Dr Helen Aoife Iliff, Cardiff


This conference is kindly sponsored by