Scientific Programme 2023 | Association of Anaesthetists

Scientific Programme 2023




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Day 1 - Thursday 12 January 2023

TIME PROGRAMME ITEM
08:30 - 09:30

Registration (foyer) / industry exhibition opens / tea & coffee (third floor)

Stream A
Location: Churchill, ground floor

09:30 - 09:40

Welcome address and introduction to WSM 2023
Dr Matthew Davies, President, Association of Anaesthetists




Stream A - Fundamentals
Location: Churchill, ground floor




Stream B - Advances
Location: Whittle, third floor

This stream is for in-person attendees only. Spaces available on a first-come, first-served basis due to limited capacity.

Stream C - Innovations
Location: Gielgud, second floor

T1a - New Guidelines - Hot off the Press

T1b - Talks by trainees 

T1c - PUMA (Project for Universal Management of Airways)

09:45 - 10:45

(09:45-09:55) Why are these guidelines important?
Prof Sir Ian Kennedy KC (Hon)

(09:55-10:15) Human factors - live launch

Dr Chris Frerk, Northampton

(10:15-10:35) Human factors - new guidelines

Dr Fiona Kelly, Bath

(10:35-10:45) Panel discussion

(09:45-10:00) Infantilisation of trainees: a problem in anaesthesia
Dr Naomi Freeman, Edinburgh

(10:00-10:15) Are trainees actually getting trained in paediatric anaesthesia?
Dr Helen Iliff

(10:15-10:30) Do we really need to rotate around different hospitals during training?

Dr Sethina Watson, Bristol

(10:30-10:45) Discussion

(09:45-10:05) PUMA - preventing unrecognised oesophageal intubation
Prof Tim Cook, Bath

(10:05-10:25) PUMA - routine use of a videolaryngoscope

Prof Sheila Myatra, Mumbai, India

(10:25-10:35) Global capnography

Prof Ellen O'Sullivan, Dublin

(10:35-10:45) Discussion

Stream A: Fundamentals
Location: Churchill, ground floor

Stream B: Advances
Location: Whittle, third floor

Stream C: Innovations
Location: Gielgud, second floor

T2a - Sustainability in anaesthetic practice

T2b - Regional Anaesthesia with RA-UK

T2c - Innovation to change peri-operative care

10:50 - 12:20

(10:50-11:15) Practical steps a hospital can take
Dr Madhvi Vaghela, London

(11:15-11:30) Re-use not single-use

Dr Fiona Brennan, Cardiff

(11:30-11:45) Propofol doesn't kill fish (probably)

Dr Li Fang, Chief Sustainability Officer’s Clinical Fellow, NHS England

(11:45-12:00) Volatile capture

Dr Ian Baxter

(12:00-12:20) Discussion

(10:50-11:05) Rib fracture management and associated regional anaesthesia/chest wall blocks
Dr Jonny Wilkinson, Northampton

(11:05-11:20) RA in hip fracture - where does the truth lie?

Prof Iain Moppett, Nottingham

(11:20-11:35) Paediatric plan A blocks

Dr Annabel Pearson, Bristol

(11:35-11:50) Fascial plane blocks - are they the answer to all?


(11:50-12:20) Discussion

(10:50-11:05) Virtual reality demonstration

(11:05-11:20) Winner of the 2023 Innovation award presentation


(11:20-11:40) Point of care testing in major PPH

Dr Sarah Bell, Cardiff

(11:40-12:00) Video analysis to maximise performance-lessons from sport and military

Mr Andy Hughes

(12:00-12:20) Artificial Intelligence for Ultrasound Scanning in Regional Anaesthesia
Dr James Bowness, Cardiff

12:20 - 13:35

Lunch and industry exhibition (third floor) / view the posters (Pickwick, first floor)


Location: Whittle, third floor

Location: Gielgud, second floor

12:35-13:25

Industry-sponsored symposium supported by

pharmacosmos resized for programme.jpg

The Urgent Need to Implement Patient Blood Management and NOT transfusion
Chair - Dr Andy Klein
Reflections on the latest WHO PBM policy - Dr Aryeh Shander
Preoperative anaemia guidelines - where CPOC fits into Patient Blood Management - Dr Caroline Evans
Discussion

Industry-sponsored symposium supported by

Fisher and Paykel.jpg
13:35 - 14:20

Stream A
Location: Churchill, ground floor

Keynote - Equality and diversity in practice
Dr Jocalyn Clark, International Editor, BMJ

Stream A: Fundamentals
Location: Churchill, ground floor

Stream B: Advances
Location: Whittle, third floor

Stream C: Innovations
Location: Gielgud, second floor

T4a - Obstetrics (jointly organised with the Obstetric Anaesthetists Association)

T4b - Awake tracheal intubation 

T4c - Latest in industry session

14:25 - 15:55

(14:25-14:40) Challenges of obesity and obstetrics
Dr Tabitha Tanqueray, London

(14:40-14:55) Block assessment for caesarean section

Dr Jeremy Campbell, London

(14:55-15:10) Neonatal outcomes after epidurals

Dr Racheal Kearns, Glasgow

(15:10-15:25) Pharmacological management of postpartum haemorrhage

Dr Desire Onwochei, London

(15:25-15:55) Discussion

Awake Tracheal Intubation demonstration
Dr Kariem El-Boghdadly, London 

Check out the latest on what industry have to offer, presented by a panel of experts

14:25 - 15:55

Poster facilitation and judging session (Pickwick, first floor)

Group viewing and discussions facilitated by poster judges

15:55 - 16:35

Tea and coffee and industry exhibition (third floor) / view the posters (Pickwick, first floor)

Stream A: Fundamentals
Location: Churchill, ground floor

Stream B: Advances
Location: Whittle, third floor

Stream C: Innovations
Location: Gielgud, second floor

T5a - Personalised peri-operative  care

T5b - Simulation - Trauma

T5c - Sedation - what is your opinion? 

16:35 - 18:05

(16:35-16:50) Diabetes
Dr Nicholas Levy, West Suffolk

(16:50-17:05) Iron deficiency

Dr Caroline Evans, Cardiff

(17:05-17:20) Prehabilitation

Dr John Carlisle, Torbay

(17:20-17:35) Allergy - introducing a new national network

Dr Louise Savic, Leeds

(17:35-18:05) Discussion

Trauma: ATACC live moulage
Dr Mark Forrest

(16:35-16:55) Sedation for dentistry - dental surgery vs. hospital
Dr Brian Kerr, London

(16:55-17:20) Audience debate

(17:20-17:40) Sedation for hysteroscopy - outpatients vs. operating theatre

Dr John Dalton, Leeds and Ms Maria Chalmers, senior hysteroscopy nurse, Leeds

(17:40-18:05) Panel discussion
Dr Helen Hughes, Chief Executive, Patient Safety Learning, Dr John Dalton, Leeds, Ms Maria Chalmers, senior hysteroscopy nurse, Leeds

Start time: 18:05

Winter Social (Exhibition hall, third floor)
C
ome and join us for drinks, canapes and entertainment.  Free to attend for all in-person delegates, (please indicate your attendance in the booking journey).

TIME PROGRAMME ITEM
08:30 - 09:30

Registration (foyer) / industry exhibition opens / tea & coffee (third floor)

Stream A
Location: Churchill, ground floor

09:30 - 09:40

Welcome address and introduction to WSM 2023
Dr Matthew Davies, President, Association of Anaesthetists




Stream A - Fundamentals
Location: Churchill, ground floor




Stream B - Advances
Location: Whittle, third floor

This stream is for in-person attendees only. Spaces available on a first-come, first-served basis due to limited capacity.

Stream C - Innovations
Location: Gielgud, second floor

T1a - New Guidelines - Hot off the Press

T1b - Talks by trainees 

T1c - PUMA (Project for Universal Management of Airways)

09:45 - 10:45

(09:45-09:55) Why are these guidelines important?
Prof Sir Ian Kennedy KC (Hon)

(09:55-10:15) Human factors - live launch

Dr Chris Frerk, Northampton

(10:15-10:35) Human factors - new guidelines

Dr Fiona Kelly, Bath

(10:35-10:45) Panel discussion

(09:45-10:00) Infantilisation of trainees: a problem in anaesthesia
Dr Naomi Freeman, Edinburgh

(10:00-10:15) Are trainees actually getting trained in paediatric anaesthesia?
Dr Helen Iliff

(10:15-10:30) Do we really need to rotate around different hospitals during training?

Dr Sethina Watson, Bristol

(10:30-10:45) Discussion

(09:45-10:05) PUMA - preventing unrecognised oesophageal intubation
Prof Tim Cook, Bath

(10:05-10:25) PUMA - routine use of a videolaryngoscope

Prof Sheila Myatra, Mumbai, India

(10:25-10:35) Global capnography

Prof Ellen O'Sullivan, Dublin

(10:35-10:45) Discussion

Stream A: Fundamentals
Location: Churchill, ground floor

Stream B: Advances
Location: Whittle, third floor

Stream C: Innovations
Location: Gielgud, second floor

T2a - Sustainability in anaesthetic practice

T2b - Regional Anaesthesia with RA-UK

T2c - Innovation to change peri-operative care

10:50 - 12:20

(10:50-11:15) Practical steps a hospital can take
Dr Madhvi Vaghela, London

(11:15-11:30) Re-use not single-use

Dr Fiona Brennan, Cardiff

(11:30-11:45) Propofol doesn't kill fish (probably)

Dr Li Fang, Chief Sustainability Officer’s Clinical Fellow, NHS England

(11:45-12:00) Volatile capture

Dr Ian Baxter

(12:00-12:20) Discussion

(10:50-11:05) Rib fracture management and associated regional anaesthesia/chest wall blocks
Dr Jonny Wilkinson, Northampton

(11:05-11:20) RA in hip fracture - where does the truth lie?

Prof Iain Moppett, Nottingham

(11:20-11:35) Paediatric plan A blocks

Dr Annabel Pearson, Bristol

(11:35-11:50) Fascial plane blocks - are they the answer to all?


(11:50-12:20) Discussion

(10:50-11:05) Virtual reality demonstration

(11:05-11:20) Winner of the 2023 Innovation award presentation


(11:20-11:40) Point of care testing in major PPH

Dr Sarah Bell, Cardiff

(11:40-12:00) Video analysis to maximise performance-lessons from sport and military

Mr Andy Hughes

(12:00-12:20) Artificial Intelligence for Ultrasound Scanning in Regional Anaesthesia
Dr James Bowness, Cardiff

12:20 - 13:35

Lunch and industry exhibition (third floor) / view the posters (Pickwick, first floor)


Location: Whittle, third floor

Location: Gielgud, second floor

12:35-13:25

Industry-sponsored symposium supported by

pharmacosmos resized for programme.jpg

The Urgent Need to Implement Patient Blood Management and NOT transfusion
Chair - Dr Andy Klein
Reflections on the latest WHO PBM policy - Dr Aryeh Shander
Preoperative anaemia guidelines - where CPOC fits into Patient Blood Management - Dr Caroline Evans
Discussion

Industry-sponsored symposium supported by

Fisher and Paykel.jpg
13:35 - 14:20

Stream A
Location: Churchill, ground floor

Keynote - Equality and diversity in practice
Dr Jocalyn Clark, International Editor, BMJ

Stream A: Fundamentals
Location: Churchill, ground floor

Stream B: Advances
Location: Whittle, third floor

Stream C: Innovations
Location: Gielgud, second floor

T4a - Obstetrics (jointly organised with the Obstetric Anaesthetists Association)

T4b - Awake tracheal intubation 

T4c - Latest in industry session

14:25 - 15:55

(14:25-14:40) Challenges of obesity and obstetrics
Dr Tabitha Tanqueray, London

(14:40-14:55) Block assessment for caesarean section

Dr Jeremy Campbell, London

(14:55-15:10) Neonatal outcomes after epidurals

Dr Racheal Kearns, Glasgow

(15:10-15:25) Pharmacological management of postpartum haemorrhage

Dr Desire Onwochei, London

(15:25-15:55) Discussion

Awake Tracheal Intubation demonstration
Dr Kariem El-Boghdadly, London 

Check out the latest on what industry have to offer, presented by a panel of experts

14:25 - 15:55

Poster facilitation and judging session (Pickwick, first floor)

Group viewing and discussions facilitated by poster judges

15:55 - 16:35

Tea and coffee and industry exhibition (third floor) / view the posters (Pickwick, first floor)

Stream A: Fundamentals
Location: Churchill, ground floor

Stream B: Advances
Location: Whittle, third floor

Stream C: Innovations
Location: Gielgud, second floor

T5a - Personalised peri-operative  care

T5b - Simulation - Trauma

T5c - Sedation - what is your opinion? 

16:35 - 18:05

(16:35-16:50) Diabetes
Dr Nicholas Levy, West Suffolk

(16:50-17:05) Iron deficiency

Dr Caroline Evans, Cardiff

(17:05-17:20) Prehabilitation

Dr John Carlisle, Torbay

(17:20-17:35) Allergy - introducing a new national network

Dr Louise Savic, Leeds

(17:35-18:05) Discussion

Trauma: ATACC live moulage
Dr Mark Forrest

(16:35-16:55) Sedation for dentistry - dental surgery vs. hospital
Dr Brian Kerr, London

(16:55-17:20) Audience debate

(17:20-17:40) Sedation for hysteroscopy - outpatients vs. operating theatre

Dr John Dalton, Leeds and Ms Maria Chalmers, senior hysteroscopy nurse, Leeds

(17:40-18:05) Panel discussion
Dr Helen Hughes, Chief Executive, Patient Safety Learning, Dr John Dalton, Leeds, Ms Maria Chalmers, senior hysteroscopy nurse, Leeds

Start time: 18:05

Winter Social (Exhibition hall, third floor)
C
ome and join us for drinks, canapes and entertainment.  Free to attend for all in-person delegates, (please indicate your attendance in the booking journey).



Day 2 - Friday 13 January 2023

TIME PROGRAMME ITEM
08:30-09:00

Registration (foyer) /  industry exhibition / tea & coffee (third floor)






Stream A: Fundamentals
Location: Churchill, ground floor






Stream B: Advances
Location: Whittle, third floor


Please note this stream (stream c) is for in-person attendees only. Spaces available on a first-come, first-served basis due to limited capacity.

Stream C: Innovations
Location: Gielgud, second floor

F1a - Anaesthesia journal session
Intensive Care journal supplement - joint with the intensive Care Society (ICS)

F1b - Cardiothoracics - jointly organised with the Association for Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Critical Care (ACTACC)

F1c - Paediatrics - jointly organised with the Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (APAGBI)

09:00-10:30

(09:00-09:15) Maternal critical care
Prof Nuala Lucas, London

(09:15-09:30) End of life care in ICU

Dr Victoria Metaxa, London

(09:30-09:45) When to treat viral infection in ICU

Dr Andy Conway-Morris

(09:45-10:00) Looking after the liver in ICU

Dr Tasneem Pirani

(10:00-10:30) Discussion

(09:00-09:15) Evidence based medicine versus hype based medicine: Patient blood management
Prof Gavin Murphy, Leicester

(09:15-09:30) Acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery

Prof Marlies Ostermann, London

(09:30-09:45) Pain that persists following cardiothoracic surgery

Dr Sibtain Anwar, London

(09:45-10:00) Ischaemic conditioning - is it dead in the water?

Prof Saadeh Suleiman, Bristol

(10:00-10:30) Discussion

(09:00-09:20) Moving from acute to chronic pain in children
Dr Helen Laycock, London

(09:20-09:40) TIVA in children

Dr Liz Allison, Sheffield

(09:40-10:00) Anxiety in children

Dr Richard Martin, London

(10:00-10:30) Discussion

10:30-11:10

Tea and coffee and industry exhibition (third floor) / view the posters (Pickwick, first floor)

11:10-12:35

Stream A
Location: Churchill, ground floor

(11:10-11:50) Honours and Awards presentations

(11:50-12:35) Keynote: Performance Management

Prof Andy McCann, Prof of Psychology, Manchester Metropolitan University and Director, DNA Definitive

12:35-13:20

Panel discussion

13:20-14:35

Lunch / industry exhibition (third floor / view the posters (Pickwick, first floor)

Location: Whittle, third floor

Location: Gielgud, second floor

(13:35-14:25) Industry-sponsored symposium supported by 

Medtronic.png

(13:35-14:20) Industry-sponsored symposium supported by Paion UK Ltd

paion_logo_ohne_claim_4c_300dpi.jpg

Stream A: Fundamentals
Location: Churchill, ground floor

Stream B: Advances
Location: Whittle, third floor

Stream C: Innovations
Location: Gielgud, second floor

F4a - Live Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET)

F4b - Women in anaesthesia

F4c - NAP7 peri-operative cardiac arrest

14:35 - 16:05

This will be an interactive session on the use of CPET for pre-operative assessment.
Dr Michael Parker, Manchester

(14:35-14:55) Directing national strategy
Dr Ramani Moonesinghe, London

(14:55-15:15) Global health inequality and women - beyond maternal health
Prof Sheila Myatra, Mumbai, India

(15:15-15:35) Women in leadership - centre field
Dr Kathleen Ferguson, Aberdeen

(15:35-16:05) Discussion

(14:35-14:55) NAP7 activity survey
Dr Andrew Kane, Middlesbrough

(14:55-15:15) NAP7 - complications during anaesthesia

Dr Jasmeet Soar, Bristol

(15:15-15:35) Why do we get ASA physical status wrong so often?

Dr Richard Armstrong, Bristol

(15:35-16:05) Discussion

Stream A: Fundamentals
Location: Churchill, ground floor

Stream B: Advances
Location: Whittle, third floor

F5a - Pension - where is my pension?

F5b - SAS doctors

16:10-17:10

Pensions - what's new?
Dr Tony Goldstone, National Clinician Adviser on Pay & Pensions (BMA) and Deputy Chair, Pensions Committee (BMA)

(16:10-16:25) How to use appraisal to develop your career as a SAS anaesthetist
Dr Neville Turner, Stoke-on-Trent

(16:25-16:40) Postgraduate medical education from a SAS perspective

Dr Jamie Read, SAS Lead, Royal College of Physicians

(16:40-16:55) The SAS Advocate role and how they can help

Dr Gauri Sankhe, Derby

(16:55-17:10) Discussion

17:10

Close of conference

TIME PROGRAMME ITEM
08:30-09:00

Registration (foyer) /  industry exhibition / tea & coffee (third floor)






Stream A: Fundamentals
Location: Churchill, ground floor






Stream B: Advances
Location: Whittle, third floor


Please note this stream (stream c) is for in-person attendees only. Spaces available on a first-come, first-served basis due to limited capacity.

Stream C: Innovations
Location: Gielgud, second floor

F1a - Anaesthesia journal session
Intensive Care journal supplement - joint with the intensive Care Society (ICS)

F1b - Cardiothoracics - jointly organised with the Association for Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Critical Care (ACTACC)

F1c - Paediatrics - jointly organised with the Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (APAGBI)

09:00-10:30

(09:00-09:15) Maternal critical care
Prof Nuala Lucas, London

(09:15-09:30) End of life care in ICU

Dr Victoria Metaxa, London

(09:30-09:45) When to treat viral infection in ICU

Dr Andy Conway-Morris

(09:45-10:00) Looking after the liver in ICU

Dr Tasneem Pirani

(10:00-10:30) Discussion

(09:00-09:15) Evidence based medicine versus hype based medicine: Patient blood management
Prof Gavin Murphy, Leicester

(09:15-09:30) Acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery

Prof Marlies Ostermann, London

(09:30-09:45) Pain that persists following cardiothoracic surgery

Dr Sibtain Anwar, London

(09:45-10:00) Ischaemic conditioning - is it dead in the water?

Prof Saadeh Suleiman, Bristol

(10:00-10:30) Discussion

(09:00-09:20) Moving from acute to chronic pain in children
Dr Helen Laycock, London

(09:20-09:40) TIVA in children

Dr Liz Allison, Sheffield

(09:40-10:00) Anxiety in children

Dr Richard Martin, London

(10:00-10:30) Discussion

10:30-11:10

Tea and coffee and industry exhibition (third floor) / view the posters (Pickwick, first floor)

11:10-12:35

Stream A
Location: Churchill, ground floor

(11:10-11:50) Honours and Awards presentations

(11:50-12:35) Keynote: Performance Management

Prof Andy McCann, Prof of Psychology, Manchester Metropolitan University and Director, DNA Definitive

12:35-13:20

Panel discussion

13:20-14:35

Lunch / industry exhibition (third floor / view the posters (Pickwick, first floor)

Location: Whittle, third floor

Location: Gielgud, second floor

(13:35-14:25) Industry-sponsored symposium supported by 

Medtronic.png

(13:35-14:20) Industry-sponsored symposium supported by Paion UK Ltd

paion_logo_ohne_claim_4c_300dpi.jpg

Stream A: Fundamentals
Location: Churchill, ground floor

Stream B: Advances
Location: Whittle, third floor

Stream C: Innovations
Location: Gielgud, second floor

F4a - Live Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET)

F4b - Women in anaesthesia

F4c - NAP7 peri-operative cardiac arrest

14:35 - 16:05

This will be an interactive session on the use of CPET for pre-operative assessment.
Dr Michael Parker, Manchester

(14:35-14:55) Directing national strategy
Dr Ramani Moonesinghe, London

(14:55-15:15) Global health inequality and women - beyond maternal health
Prof Sheila Myatra, Mumbai, India

(15:15-15:35) Women in leadership - centre field
Dr Kathleen Ferguson, Aberdeen

(15:35-16:05) Discussion

(14:35-14:55) NAP7 activity survey
Dr Andrew Kane, Middlesbrough

(14:55-15:15) NAP7 - complications during anaesthesia

Dr Jasmeet Soar, Bristol

(15:15-15:35) Why do we get ASA physical status wrong so often?

Dr Richard Armstrong, Bristol

(15:35-16:05) Discussion

Stream A: Fundamentals
Location: Churchill, ground floor

Stream B: Advances
Location: Whittle, third floor

F5a - Pension - where is my pension?

F5b - SAS doctors

16:10-17:10

Pensions - what's new?
Dr Tony Goldstone, National Clinician Adviser on Pay & Pensions (BMA) and Deputy Chair, Pensions Committee (BMA)

(16:10-16:25) How to use appraisal to develop your career as a SAS anaesthetist
Dr Neville Turner, Stoke-on-Trent

(16:25-16:40) Postgraduate medical education from a SAS perspective

Dr Jamie Read, SAS Lead, Royal College of Physicians

(16:40-16:55) The SAS Advocate role and how they can help

Dr Gauri Sankhe, Derby

(16:55-17:10) Discussion

17:10

Close of conference