• BSOA Annual Spring Meeting 2017 Registration

    Register HERE for the Spring Meeting in Birmingham, UK in April 2017!


    BSOA Spring Scientific Meeting

    Thursday 27th April 2017

    Thinktank, Millennium Point, Curzon St, Birmingham, B4 7XG

    Organiser:  Dr Z Nassa & Dr E J da Silva


    Peri-operative Care and Personal Financial





    08:30 – 09:00



    09:00 – 09:35


    09:35 –  10:10



    10:10 – 10:20

    Examination of the airway: Missed opportunity?

    1. Dental hazards for the anaesthetist – a clinical perspective


    2. Nasopharynx and oropharynx Examination – ENT surgeon approach



    RCOA Matrix:  1C01, 1C02, 2A01, 3A01



    Dr Nadim Safdar, Dental Practitioner


    Mr Chris Jennings, ENT Surgeon

    10:20 – 10:40






    10:40 – 11:15


    11:15 – 11:50


    11:50 – 12:00

    Your future:  Financial planning and understanding NHS pension

    1. Accountant opinion


    2. Financial planning and Pensions



    RCOA Matrix:  1H02, 1I02



    Mr Nick Saxby, Medical Accountant


     Dr Mark Martin, Financial Advisor

    12:00 – 13:00




    13:00 – 13:35


    13:35 – 14:10



    14:10 – 14:45


    14:45 – 14:55

    Medical updates for anaesthesia: Part 1

    1. Pre-emptive CPAP in the elderly and the obese


    2. Perioperative management of CIEDs with distant cardiology services


    3. Myocardial changes in the athlete




    RCOA Matrix:  2A12, 2C02, 2C04


    Dr Simon Wharton, Respiratory Physician

                                            Dr Paul Diprose, Consultant Anaesthetist


    Dr Kiran Patel, Consultant Cardiologist




    14:55 – 15:15




    15:15 – 15:50


    15:50 – 16:25


    16:25 – 16:35

    Medical updates for anaesthesia: Part 2

    1. eGFR; a reliable measure of renal failure?


    2. Managing cement reactions in Orthopaedic surgery



    RCOA Matrix:  2A03, 2A06, 2A07


    Dr Lavanya Kamesh, Renal Physician

                                           Dr Anthony Sutherland, Consultant Anaesthetist

    16:35 – 17:00


    Feedback and Evaluation Forms





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  • 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting Poster and Oral Presentation Winners

    Congratulations to the Winners at the BSOA Annual Scientific Meeting in Oxford!
    Raj Shah – Most Eye Catching “Open the Tap and Maintain the MAP- Preventing Intra-Operative Hypotension in Orthopaedic Surgery,” Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Middlesex, UK 1st Place – Ayush Kapila/Li Yuan “Impact of Anticoagulation Reversal on Time to Surgery for Hip Fracture Patients,” St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. London, UK
    Hao Ern Tan – Best Audit “Anaesthetic Sprint Audit of Practice – Completing the Audit Cycle at Pinderfields General Hospital,” Harrogate District Hospital, Harrogate, UK 2nd Place – Raj Shah “Triggers, Targets, and Testing to Prevent Inappropriate Blood Transfusion,” Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital,  Middlesex, UK
    Oliver Pearce – Most Likely to Change Practice “The Financial Implications of Blood Group and Save Analysis on Patients Requiring Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty Surgery,” Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, UK 3rd Place – Tandip Mann “Prospective audit of Use of Training Opportunities in Regional Anaesthesia for Elective Orthopaedic Surgery in a Teaching Hospital,” Oxford University Hospitals, Oxford, UK


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  • Join Us Or Renew Your Membership For 2017

    Join the B.S.O.A and get access to our Member-Only Section.

    If you wish to join the B.S.O.A, please fill in the application form HERE.

    As a B.S.O.A member, you can enjoy many benefits like these!

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