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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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Major vascular injuries during lumbar disc surgery

4. October 2017 - 10:35
Wed, 04/10/2017

The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAGBI) is passing on important information following the death of a patient:

There is a 1:4000 risk of abdominal vessel injury during lumbar spine discectomy. Teams delivering such surgery should know about this rare but life-threatening complication and be prepared and able to manage the situation.

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Major vascular injuries during lumbar disc surgery

4. October 2017 - 10:35
Wed, 04/10/2017

The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAGBI) is passing on important information following the death of a patient:

There is a 1:4000 risk of abdominal vessel injury during lumbar spine discectomy. Teams delivering such surgery should know about this rare but life-threatening complication and be prepared and able to manage the situation.

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First female President Elect for UK anaesthesia organisation

28. September 2017 - 12:48
Thu, 28/09/2017

Today at its Annual Congress conference in Liverpool, the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAGBI) welcomed its first female President-Elect. Dr Kathleen Ferguson, Consultant Anaesthetist at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and former AAGBI Honorary Treasurer, became the President-Elect of the second largest specialty medical association in the UK. She will become the thirty-eighth President of the AAGBI in September 2018 at the Annual Congress in Dublin.

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First female President Elect for UK anaesthesia organisation

28. September 2017 - 12:48
Thu, 28/09/2017

Today at its Annual Congress conference in Liverpool, the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAGBI) welcomed its first female President-Elect. Dr Kathleen Ferguson, Consultant Anaesthetist at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and former AAGBI Honorary Treasurer, became the President-Elect of the second largest specialty medical association in the UK. She will become the thirty-eighth President of the AAGBI in September 2018 at the Annual Congress in Dublin.

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Anaesthetists to cycle 220 miles from London to Liverpool to improve patient safety in Africa

22. September 2017 - 15:54
Fri, 22/09/2017

On Saturday 23 September 2017, a group of 24 anaesthetist doctors and friends will cycle from central London to Liverpool.

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Anaesthetists to cycle 220 miles from London to Liverpool to improve patient safety in Africa

22. September 2017 - 15:54
Fri, 22/09/2017

On Saturday 23 September 2017, a group of 24 anaesthetist doctors and friends will cycle from central London to Liverpool.

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AAGBI and GAT Committee response to the Report from the UK Shape of Training Steering Group (UKSTSG)

15. September 2017 - 9:49
Fri, 15/09/2017

The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAGBI) and its Group of Anaesthetists in Training (GAT) Committee acknowledge the work of the UK Shape of Training Steering Group in beginning the process of implementing the 19 recommendations of the Shape of Training Report.

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AAGBI and GAT Committee response to the Report from the UK Shape of Training Steering Group (UKSTSG)

15. September 2017 - 9:49
Fri, 15/09/2017

The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAGBI) and its Group of Anaesthetists in Training (GAT) Committee acknowledge the work of the UK Shape of Training Steering Group in beginning the process of implementing the 19 recommendations of the Shape of Training Report.

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Request from NICE for anaesthetist to join guideline committee

30. August 2017 - 14:33
Wed, 30/08/2017

 

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Request from NICE for anaesthetist to join guideline committee

30. August 2017 - 14:33
Wed, 30/08/2017

 

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Comments invited from members to new draft guideline: The Anaesthesia Team 2017

14. August 2017 - 15:11
Mon, 14/08/2017

A new draft guideline on The Anaesthesia Team is in its final draft stage and comments are invited from members. Please read the draft and submit any comments to workingparties@aagbi.org. All comments submitted will be considered before a final version is brought before the AAGBI Board for approval. The closing date for comment submission was 17:00 on Friday 8 September.

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Patient safety alert: Resources to support safe transition from the Luer connector to NRFit™ for intrathecal and epidural procedures, and delivery of regional blocks

11. August 2017 - 13:46
Fri, 11/08/2017

A resource alert has been issued today to support providers to safely manage the transition from the Luer connector to NRFit™ for intrathecal and epidural procedures, and delivery of regional blocks.

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