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WSM 2024 is taking place 11-12 January at the QEII Centre, Westminster.
A full list of our conferences.
A full list of seminars and Core Topics.
We also provide a number of other educational resources including online courses, webinars and Learn@ - the online learning platform for Association members.
More about the seminars, webinars, Core Topics meetings, conferences and other educational events we offer.
The Association of Anaesthetists quality assures its educational output in line with its Quality Assurance Manual and CPD Code of Practice. Browse and download resources on Quality Assurance.
FAQs, past abstracts submissions and abstract submission timetable.
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Membership categories and membership rates for 2022-23.
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We recognise both the rewarding and the more challenging elements this career stage as an anaesthetist can bring.
SAS doctors are important members of any department, especially in anaesthesia.
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Browse and download our wide range of patient safety and care guidelines.
Browse and download our award-winning publications.
The motto of the Association of Anaesthetists is 'In somno securitas' or 'Safe in sleep' and we remain committed to keeping both patients and anaesthetists safe.
We offer a range of research grants and undergraduate electives. We also offer an award for innovation in healthcare.
Find out more about what we do, and get advice and information on green anaesthesia.
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Don't face your problems alone. There are lots of services with emotional and practical advice that can help.
We actively support the health of the anaesthesia specialty. The links below include helpful information relating to managing your own health and wellbeing.
It’s vital, in your role as an anaesthetist, that you’re aware of the need to look after your own mental health.
It's time to change the culture of fatigue in the healthcare profession. We need to #FightFatigue together.
Mentoring is not about offering advice and sharing experiences. It's about helping someone else become effective at developing their opportunities and resources, and managing their problems, helping them to become better at helping themselves.
Learn about the European Working Time Directive, less than full time training (LTFT), get tips as a first year consultant anaesthetist, read about a day in the life of a variety of hospital staff and get advice on maternity, paternity, adoption and pensions.
Our different networks help to maintain links between our members and the Association. Discover more about the different networks across the UK and Ireland, how they help, and how you can get involved.
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Our advocacy and campaigns and policy work includes public affairs, stakeholder engagement, public relations and media and communications.
The Anaesthesia Heritage Centre tells the remarkable story of anaesthesia, from its first public demonstration in 1846 to modern day anaesthetists working in the aftermath of wars and terrorist attacks.
The Anaesthesia Museum holds a series of events across the year, usually linked to the temporary exhibition.
The Heritage Centre has been collecting oral histories from notable anaesthetists for several years. You can also view a a series of training films for anaesthetists here.
View our previous exhibitions, discover biographies for important figures in the history of anaesthesia, and take look at a timeline of the history of anaesthesia.
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Dr Penelope Hewitt
Dr Nick Francis
Professor Andrew Hartle
Dr Jack Roberts
Dr Anna-Maria Rollin
Dr Rebecca Taylor-Smith
Dr Jen Warren
Dr Sethina Watson
Dr Alan McGlennan, Medical Director, Nightingale Hospital
Dr Jane Lim, Deployed to a COVID-19 ward
Dr Tim Meek, Redeployed and contracted COVID-19
Dr Carl Waldmann, Intensivist, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
Dr John Shubhaker, Training Team, Nightingale Hospital
Dr Natalie Mincher, Redeployed to COVID-19 ICU
Dr Alison Pittard, Dean of the Faculty of Intensive Care
Dr Sarah Ramsay, Scottish perspective on COVID-19
Dr Michael Spiro and Dr Marc Wittenberg, CoVent ventilator
Dr Shanath Ramachandran, Contracted COVID-19 and spent eight days in ICU intubated
Dr Nuala Lucas, MBE recipient for services to anaesthesia during COVID-19
Dr Rory Dwyer, Irish perspective on COVID-19
Professor Andrew Farmery, Part of the team who designed OxVent
Dr Fiona Roberts, Worked as an anaesthetist during the pandemic while pregnant
Dr David Zuch
The Second World War
Dr Ben Siggers
Iraq and Afgahnistan
Dr Charley Johnston
Dr Sean Tighe
Dr Andrew Hartle
7/7 and the Olympics
Dr Thomas Boulton
The Vietnam War
Dr Cyril Scurr
The RAMC in the Second World War
Prof Alex Crampton Smith
Italy in the Second World War
Dr Ramana Alladi
Dr Archie BrainThe Laryngeal Mask
Dr Roger EltringhamAdventures in Anaesthesia
Prof David HatchPaediatric Anaesthesia & Great Ormond St
Richard Harris Tham Luang cave rescue
Mr Eric Hayward Design in Anaesthesia
Dr Jean HortonInternational Anaesthesia
Sir Ivan MagillEndotracheal Intubation
Prof William MaplesonPhysics in Anaesthesia
Sir Peter SimpsonRoyal College of Anaesthetists
Dr Peter WallaceIntensive Care in Scotland
Dr David WilkinsonWorld Anaesthesia & The Museum
Dr Sheila WillattsThe Intensive Care Society
Explore biographies for important figures in the history of anaesthesia and pain relief
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