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Anaesthesia All Day Update Meeting – Symposium and Trainees’ Prize

  • Date: Thursday 1st February 2018, 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
  • Venue: Manchester Dental Education Centre (MANDEC), Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester M15 6FH
  • Members £40-40
  • Non Members £90
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MANDEC directions


9.00 am
Registration and coffee

9.30 am
Dr Matthew Jackson, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Stockport NHS FT
Ebola: three years on and still dining out

Learning objectives:

  • Describe the clinical presentation of Ebola; and when this diagnosis should be considered
  • Consider how you might respond to an epidemic in your environment
  • Reflect on the learning opportunities such experiences offer senior trainees

10.15 am
Dr Charlotte Doughty, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Stockport NHS FT
Legal highs: Novel psychoactive substances and club drugs

Learning objectives:

  • The law on NPS
  • History/pattern of drug misuse
  • Management of the NPS intoxicated patient

11.00 am
Dr Simon Forrington, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Manchester University NHS FT
Northwest Air Ambulance: What we do and why we are needed

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the role of a typical HEMS (helicopter emergency services) service to the local health econom
  • Appreciate the capabilities and limitations of HEMS in pre-hospital emergency care
  • Understand the patient journey from pre-hospital medical incident, HEMS treatment to arrival and treatment in a major hospital

11.45 am

12.15 pm
Dr Gerrard Brown, Consultant in Emergency Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine, Stockport NHS FT
What emergency medicine wants from Anaesthetists

1.00 pm

AFTERNOON SESSION:                  

2.00 pm
Trainee’s Prize Presentations supported by the North West School of Anaesthesia

  • Dr Faiuna Haseeb – “Audit of the impact of pre-operative anaemia on post-operative blood transfusion rates in patients undergoing elective joint replacements at Fairfield General Hospital”
  • Dr Ramez Ibrahim – “Cardiopulmonary exercise testing in the era of perioperative optimisation: inability to determine anaerobic threshold remains the strongest predictor of poor outcomes”
  • Dr Thomas Lightburn – “Diffuse alveolar haemorrhage: a volatile case”
  • Dr Kathryn Jones/Bernadette Lomas – “Completion of the WHO Safety Checklist in Northwest obstetric theatres”
  • Katherine Murphy – “Long term outcome of patients with solid tumours following non-surgical critical care admission”
  • Dr Ijeoma Okonkwo – “Ratifying the dosage and duration of levo-bupivacaine infusion by the caudal-epidural route in infants aged three to six months”
  • Dr Richard Tallent – “Evaluation of a novel waste gas scavenger device for use in the Postoperative Anaesthesia Care Unit”

 3.40 pm

4.00 pm
How to approach Coroner’s Court
Dr Kailash Bhatia, Consultant Anaesthetist, Manchester University NHS FT

5.00 pm