Anaesthesia Section


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Anaesthesia 2018/2019 dates for your diary

05-Oct-18 Psychology in acute pain - book now 

26-Oct-18 When things go wrong: Consent, manslaughter and (gross) negligence - book now

07-Dec-18 Military history

21-Jan-19 WHO safety checklist

05-Apr-19 Safe-T summit 2019

03-May-19 A masterclass in head and neck anaesthesia 2019

07-Jun-19 Student and trainee prize meeting and annual dinner


For more information on the events that are not available online yet, or to book your place, please contact the Event Coordinator on:

Tel: 02072902987


About this section


To provide a forum for the discussion of all branches and subspecialties of anaesthesia including critical care, pain and veterinary anaesthesia. Section meetings will cover the science, art and politics of perioperative and patient covered care focusing on historical and/or current research and practices.

Section members:

Anaesthetists, critical care physicians, pain specialists, clinical scientists, trainee anaesthetists, medical students, nurses, midwives and allied health professionals alike.

Section council:

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section council, led by the Section President and often in collaboration with specialist societies.

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Student and trainee prize meeting and annual dinner
Student and trainee prize meeting and annual dinner

Friday 28 September 2018, Chandos House
2 Queen Anne Street

The Anaesthesia Section's final meeting of the academic year will include presentations by both student and trainee essay prize winners followed by a guest speaker.

Evening | Registration: 16:30 | Organised by: Anaesthesia Section |
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Psychology in acute pain
Psychology in acute pain

Friday 5 October 2018, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street

This evening meeting brings together experienced specialists from a variety of fields to shine a light on the complexity of psychology in managing acute pain.

Evening | Registration: 17:30 | Organised by: Anaesthesia Section |
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