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Jul 21, 2019

Fresh from an expedition to Antarctica, on the National Geographic Explorer, Mike Grocott gives us an update on the "Anaesthesia at the Extreme" conference.

Regular listeners will remember his excellent talk about Xtreme Everest, which you can find here:

Jul 14, 2019

A transatlantic perspective.

This conversation explores the extended role of the anaesthetist, brought about partly by perioperative care but more widely because of societal changes. Practitioners face a dilemma; how do you best impact value based care, as a specialist, when multidisciplinary approaches are becoming...

Jul 7, 2019

This piece was originally streamed live on and is taken from the hugely successful "EBPOM-USA: Masters Course, A Perioperative Care Practicum".

Hear the full presentation from Dr Lee A. Fleisher Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania.

If you like the sound...

Jun 30, 2019

A large part of the journey towards enhanced recovery, better outcomes and fewer complications, is to do with educating patients. How do we explain to patients that an operation is something which is ideally a collaboration between both practitioner and patient?

The "Fitter, Better, Sooner" toolkit, which this piece...

Jun 16, 2019

This piece highlights four papers recently published in the May edition of the (British Journal of Anaesthesia) BJA. Find them on

Furthermore, there's an interesting piece about the Perioperative Quality Initiative (POQI) here: