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** New temporary exhibition **

Comfortably Numb: The History of local and regional anaesthesia

17 Feb 2020 - 31 March 2021 (Monday-Friday), 10.00-16.00

Anaesthesia Heritage Centre, 21 Portland Place, London, W1B 1PY

The temporary exhibition explores local and regional anaesthesia. Discover the history and development of this technique, and how it’s used for major surgery, during labour, and in some cases for ‘awake’ surgery.

(No need to book, just turn up between 10:00-16:00)

 

Heritage centre

Event Date and time Location
Tea and Sympathy or IVs and epidurals?

Join us for a lively talk and debate on the subject of pain relief during childbirth. Hear from Dr Tania McIntosh, Principal Lecturer, School of Health Sciences, University of Brighton and Rachel Collis, Obstetric Anaesthetist at University Hospital of Wales as they talk about the Ideas and beliefs about childbirth, pain and pain relief, historically and today.

Book now
13 March 2020,18.00-21.00
Anaesthesia Heritage Centre, 21 Portland Place, London, W1B 1PY
The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland: Annual Congress of Anaesthesiology

Small exhibition

21-22 May 2020,
8.30-16.30
Dublin
Association of Anaesthetists: Trainee Conference 

Anaesthetic Anywhere - a display of portable anaesthetic equipment.
8-10 July 2020,

Newcastle
Association of Anaesthetists: Annual Congress 

Anaesthetic Anywhere - a display of portable anaesthetic equipment.
23-25 September 2020,
8.30-16.30  

Harogate
The fear of anaesthesia

A brief history of the Theatre, followed by a presentation from Anna-Maria Rollin and Archie Naughton on patient fear of anaesthesia; what is reality and what is myth.

Booking details coming soon
16 October 2020,
18.15-21.00
The Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret, London, SE1 9RY

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