Stoke One Lung Course – 12 Dec 2017 **Closing Date for Applications 14 Nov 2017**

An Invitation to the Stoke One Lung Course on 12th December 2017

The course is  aimed at Senior Trainees and Consultants. It will provide a refresher to those already experienced aswell as practical tips and tricks.

The highlights of the course are:

  • High-Fidelity Simulation Scenarios
  • Hands-on Teaching for Double Lumen Tubes, Bronchial Blockers, Chest Drains and Paravertebral Block.
  • Approved by the Royal College of Anaesthetists for 5 CPD Points

Course Fee:

  • £50 Anaesthetic Trainees
  • £75 Consultants and Associate Specialists

One Lung Course – further details

or Complete an Application Form and email to



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Global Partnerships – Trainee Fellowship Opportunities

The Global Partnerships department are currently advertising a number of Trainee Fellowships open to trainees who are interested in undertaking a placement in a low resource setting.  These are as follows:


  • Namibian Anaesthetic Fellowships (ST5+)
  • Zambian Anaesthetic Development Project (ZADP) (CT2+ and ST5+)
  • Bugando Medical Centre, Tanzania (ST5+).


Further details can be found at: alternatively, please email:



Getting Started in Research

Do you work in a clinical role and have an interest in getting started in research but don’t know where to start?

If so, you are invited to an exciting free event on Monday 11 December 2017 featuring talks from some senior leaders with national and international reputations in research from across the Birmingham Health Partners group.  The event also features contributions from partners from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), Heart of England NHS Trust and the Research Design Service – West Midlands.

Topics include:

  • Research career structures
  • Pathways and Funding opportunities
  • Grant writing and research advice
  • Getting your results published
  • An opportunity for questions and discussion with senior academics

The event, which is chaired by Professor Lorraine Harper and Professor Annie Topping, runs from 09:30 to 16:00 at the Post Graduate Centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Site, Birmingham.

For full details of the event, including the programme and registration instructions please visit: Getting Started in Research Event Page

Enquiries to: Charlotte Maybury on 0121 414 6886 or email

We look forward to welcoming you.

BASIC (Basic Assessment & Support in Intensive Care) Course – 13 & 14 February 2018 – Keele University Clinical Education Centre, Royal Stoke University Hospital

Dr Nehal Patel, Consultant Intensivist at UHNM is running a two-day BASIC (Basic Assessment & Support in Intensive Care) Course at the Keele University CEC (Royal Stoke University Hospital) on 13 & 14 February 2018.


Topics Include: 

Mechanical Ventilation- Basics, Modes of Ventilation, Troubleshooting, Ventilation in Asthma and ARDS; Metabolic Problems, Trauma and Head Injury amongst other core ICU topics.

Suitable for: 

Foundation Doctors with an interest in a career in an Acute Medical specialty.

Core Trainees in Medicine, Anaesthesia, Acute Medicine and ACCS.

ICU, HDU, SSCU and Recovery Nursing Staff.

Doctors starting their career in Intensive Care or anyone wishing to gain practical knowledge of some of the core ICU topics.

Please see Poster for more details and Schedule.

HSRC Regional Fellowships

The HSRC is seeking to appoint clinical research fellows to work on high profile programmes in health services research related to anaesthesia and perioperative medicine. These will be based at various hospitals across the country.

A candidate information pack is attached here for ease of reference, but can also be found here, along with further information.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 29 November 2017.

The interview date is Monday 18 December 2017 at the RCoA, London.

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