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New study demonstrates the long-term impact of scholarships on anaesthesia training in Uganda

7. February 2018 - 16:21
Thu, 08/02/2018

A new report published today in the journal Anaesthesia reveals how a low-cost intervention run jointly by the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAGBI) and the Association of Anesthesiologists of Uganda (AAU) has transformed surgical care by increasing the number of specialist anaesthetists in the country. 

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AAGBI's update in response to the High Court decision in the case of Dr Bawa-Garba

5. February 2018 - 17:26
Mon, 05/02/2018

The Association of Anaesthetists is aware of the many issues for trainees and career grade staff in relation to caring for patients during periods of heavy workload, the supervision of junior staff, the role of reflective practice, and charges of medical manslaughter by gross negligence raised by the Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba case and the tragic death of Jack Adcock.

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Safety alert - Risk of death and severe harm from failure to obtain and continue flow from oxygen cylinders

11. January 2018 - 8:15
Thu, 11/01/2018

 

Safety alert - Risk of death and severe harm from failure to obtain and continue flow from oxygen cylinders.
https://improvement.nhs.uk/news-alerts/failure-to-obtain-and-continue-flow-from-oxygen-cylinders/

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Shortlist announced for the 2018 AAGBI Award for Innovation in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain

10. January 2018 - 11:26
Wed, 10/01/2018

The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAGBI) has announced the shortlist for its 2018 Award for Innovation in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain:

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Comments invited from members on the draft AAGBI guideline Cell salvage for peri-operative blood conservation

19. December 2017 - 9:25
Wed, 20/12/2017

Comments invited from members on the draft AAGBI guideline Cell salvage for peri-operative blood conservation

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Clinical staff fatigue: Anaesthesia and intensive care professional bodies equip NHS hospitals with educational fatigue resource in bid to tackle growing issue

12. December 2017 - 17:00
Wed, 13/12/2017

Following the tragic death of an anaesthetic trainee who fell asleep while driving home after a hospital night shift, the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAGBI), the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) and the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine (FICM) have launched an initiative to address the impact of fatigue and shift working on doctors and the consequences for wellbeing and patient safety.  

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Quick Reference Handbook consultation

22. November 2017 - 13:12
Wed, 22/11/2017

Quick Reference Handbook (QRH) for unexpected crises in anaesthesia is in its final draft stage and comments are invited from members.

Please read the draft here and submit comments by email to workingparties@aagbi.org. All comments submitted will be considered before a final version is brought to the AAGBI Board for approval.

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Safety alert - Confirming removal or flushing of lines and cannulae after procedures

10. November 2017 - 10:59
Fri, 10/11/2017

The AAGBI wishes to bring this safety alert to the attention of its members.

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Consultation on professional regulation

6. November 2017 - 13:01
Mon, 06/11/2017

The government have opened a consultation on professional regulation (Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation). This consultation may lead to very significant changes, and we are very keen, as a members’ organisation, to respond on behalf of the profession about such a key part of our working environment.

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