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Past, Present and Future of Anaesthesia & Presidential Address

  • Date: Thursday 4th November 2021 from 2.00-5.00 pm
  • Venue: Zoom meeting
  • Members £0.00
  • Non Members £

This meeting is being subsidised by the Manchester Medical Society and is FREE for all to attend. You will be able to submit questions to the speaker during the event using the Q&A function on Zoom.

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2.00-2.05 pm
The Annual General Meeting of the Section of Anaesthesia will take place immediately prior to the symposium to formally elect new Office bearers and members of Council as follows: Stephen Davies.

2.05-2.45 pm
Theme: History of Anaesthesia in Manchester
Dr David Whitaker, Consultant Anaesthetist

2.45-3.25 pm
Theme: The pandemic and what the future looks like
Professor Jane Eddleston, Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthesia, Manchester University NHS FT; Group Joint Medical Director

3.25-3.35 pm
short break

3.35-4.15 pm
Changing tack? New priorities in anaesthesia and sedation
Professor Robert Sneyd, Emeritus Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Plymouth

4.15-4.55 pm
IT Sustainability
Presidential Address of Dr John-Paul Lomas, Consultant Anaesthetist, Bolton NHS FT

4.55-5.00 pm
Closing comments & completion of online questionnaire