West of Scotland School of Anaesthesia


The West Region of the Scotland Deanery oversees training in the Health Boards of Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Ayrshire and Arran, Dumfries and Galloway, Forth Valley and Lanarkshire — a population of 2.55 million. The specialty training program complies with the RCoA 2010 Curriculum for a CCT in Anaesthetics and ICM.

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The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital



In 6 days time
ICM Teaching Day

Thursday 5th March 2020. One day course. Theme "Airways and Breathing". Open to all trainees with an interest in ICM. Location GJNH Email: neil.brain@nhs.net for further details.

In 7 days time
SSAPS Acute Pain Teaching

Scottish Society of Acute Pain Services Trainee Study Day 09:00 - 16:00, 6th March 2020 Clinical Skills Suite, Ground Floor, Lister Building,Glasgow Royal Infirmary Cost: £20 Email:amanda.milligan1@nhs.net to book. Further details: https://www.ssaps.scot.nhs.uk/

In 13 days time
Critical Care Updates

Thursday 12th March 2020, 18:30-Registration 19:00-Topics:The ABC of Critical Care.
Circulation: Inotropes and vasopressors and how I use them, Dr Chris Wright.
Breathing: Asynchrony and other causes of failure to ventilate, Dr. Jamie Horsby.
Airway: The difficult airway in critical care, Dr. Mark Henderson.
Website: rcp.sg/criticalcareupdates
Email: events@rcpsg.ac.uk

In 14 days time
Radiological Interpretation for Critical Care

Friday 13th March 2020. One day small group teaching aimed at those sitting FICM, but those interested in critical care welcome. RAH Email: paulmcconnell@nhs.net

In 31 days time
MANIC Course

airway MANagement in Intensive Care
When: 30th March 2020 Where: Simulation Centre, T&LC, QEUH, Glasgow. Bookings via: manicglasgow@gmail.com Cost:£50 5 CPD points awarded by RCoA.

In 32 days time

West of Scotland Fibre-optic Airway Training (WOSFAT) Workshop. Tuesday 31st March 2020, one day course at T&LC, QEUH. Cost £75. Email: Colin.hutchison@nhs.net to register for a place.

In 34 days time
WoS FFICM Prep Day

West of Scotland Fellowship of Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine Exam Preparation Day. Exam Practice and Tutorials, 9am - 5pm, Thursday 2nd April 2020, Glasgow Royal Infirmary. Free, book a place by email: neil.brain@nhs.net

In 41 days time
Critical Care Updates

Thursday 9th April 2020, RCPSG
Mechanical Support Devices 18:30-Registration 19:00 Topics: ECMO in resuscitation: ECPR, ethics and organ donation, Dr Ken McKinlay.
Mechanical support and the failing heart, Dr Isma Quasim.
ECMO in respiratory disease and sepsis: Where are we now? Dr Stuart Gillon.

BOOK VIA: Website:rcp.sg/criticalcareupdates
Email: events@rcpsg.ac.uk

In 60 days time
SPAN Spring Meeting

Tuesday 28th April 2020 Technology and Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
Topics to Include: Sustainability in Healthcare Neonatal Surgical Emergencies National Fellowship Update Morbidity & Mortality
Early Bird rates until 13th March 2020