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Nov 3, 2020

We begin with a conversation about The UK Perioperative Medicine Clinical Trials Network, their website is here:

This piece focuses on the Optimising Shared decision-makIng for high-RIsk major Surgery (OSIRIS) programme. Shared decision making can be very challenging when we're not sure what...

May 23, 2020

The Centre for Perioperative Care (CPOC) is a cross-specialty centre dedicated to the promotion, advancement and development of perioperative care. Led by the Royal College of Anaesthetists to facilitate cross-organisational working on perioperative care for the benefit of patients. A partnership between patients and...

May 22, 2020

This piece focuses on The Centre for Perioperative Care (CPOC). How does it work, what are its goals and who is involved?

Also, what digital innovations will CPOC be looking towards?

For more information check out the website here:

Originally recorded live at Anaesthesia 2019; where world-renowned...

May 21, 2020

The Royal College of Anaesthetist's National Audit Projects (NAP) are frequently fascinating and always important, here we get a look at NAP7, which will examine Perioperative Cardiac Arrest. The conversation also explores the Sprint National Anaesthesia Projects (SNAP) organised by the National Institute of...

May 20, 2020

Developmental neurotoxicity; can human infants exposed to anaesthesia early in their early development really be facing risks which we were previously unaware of? There's a lack of evidence at the moment but outcomes for young animals have raised concern. Given the complexities of human neurodevelopment how can...