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WOSSA

West of Scotland School of Anaesthesia


Subspecialties

Paediatrics

RHSC

Paediatric anaesthesia

A three month essential unit of training during intermediate level, and another two month essential unit of training during higher level training.

Coordinator:
Dr Susan McIlveney
Consultant anaesthetist / Paediatric Anaesthesia College Tutor
Royal Hospital for Children
1345 Govan Road Govan G51 4TF
Glasgow
(in conjunction with the College tutor at the base hospital)
Royal Hospital for Children

Switchboard 0141 201 0000
Anaesthetic department 0141 201 0186
Departmental Secretary

The RHC provides all intermediate and higher level training in the West Deanery. The Department of Anaesthesia has 17 consultants: 10 general consultants, 6 cardiac consultants and 1 locum. All surgical specialities are performed with the exception of neurosurgery which is expected to transfer in March 2012. RHSC holds the National Contracts for paediatric Cardiac Surgery, Interventional Cardiology, ECMO and renal transplantation and is the lead centre for PICU in Scotland. The National Paediatric Critical Care Transport Service is run jointly with Edinburgh. ICM is provided in a 20 bed combined PICU/HDU.

The department provides an acute pain service co-ordinated by a Clinical Nurse Specialist and senior staff nurse.

Paediatric Advanced Training Post

This post forms part of the West of Scotland Training Programme in Anaesthesia, has training approval from the Royal College of Anaesthetists and will conform to the formal training guidelines laid out in the Royal College documents. The post will be based at the RHC, Glasgow.

Hospital: RHC
Duration of post: 12 months
Selection process: competitive entry
Work involved: day time work and on-call
Further details: Dr Susan McIlveney, College Tutor