Society of Anaesthetists of the South Western Region

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2019 autumn Meeting Details

Dates: 21st and 22nd November 2019


Organising Committee: North Bristol (Helen Johnston, Andrew Bartlett, Gemma Nickols)

Venue: M Shed Bristol 

Travel: link

Parking: Behind M Shed

Accommodation: Central Bristol hotels

President's Reception & Gala Dinner: Bristol Zoo Pavillions

Dinner dress code: 'Black Tie'

Dinner entertainment: Bowreed ceilidh band 

Registration: Online here... NB you must join first if you have not used this site before.



Thursday 21st November

0845-0915 Registration, Coffee, Trade and Poster Exhibition
0915-0930 Welcome by President
0930-1045 Session 1: Extremes of Anaesthesia  
The role of the perioperative geriatrician
David Shipway
Treating obesity as a disease
Dimitri Pournaras
  Bariatric Anaesthesia
Jill Homewood
1045-1115 Coffee, Trade and Poster Exhibition
1115-1230 Session 2: New Challenges in Anaesthesia
Regional anaesthesia for rib fracture Anthony Carey
Stroke thrombectomy Amit Goswami
   NICE Aneurysm guidelines TBA
 [1130-1230]  Parallel workshop: The raw EEG Peter Klepsch
1230-1330 Lunch, Trade and Poster Exhibition 
1330-1430 Session 3: The Intersurgical Trainee Prize
[1330-1430] Parallel workshop: The raw EEG
 Peter Klepsch
1430-1500 Tea Trade and Poster Exhibition
1500-1630 Session 4: Staying out of Trouble
Cautionary tales from the MDU Catherine Wills
Gross negligence manslaughterWim Blancke
3 Years as an MPTS panellist Ed Morris
 1615-1620  Intersurgical Prize Presentation  
 1630-1715  The Sir Humphry Davy Lecture: The Opioid CrisisCathy Stannard
1900-late President's Reception and Society Dinner Bristol Zoo Pavilions

Friday 22nd November

0900-0930 Registration, Coffee, Trade and Poster Exhibition
0930-1045 Session 6: In the Event of an Emergency
Major Incident planning in Bristol TBA
Pre-hospital trauma care David Lockey
No burning desire Lorna Burrows
1100-1130 Coffee, Trade and Poster Exhibition
1130-1245 Session 7:  Challenges on the Labour Ward
Maternal medicine Fran Neuberger
Improving maternal outcome in the abnormally invasive placenta Nicky Weale &  Feras Naaisa
  How to stay out of trouble on labour ward  
Felicity Platt 
1245-1345 Lunch
1345-1350 Poster prize presentation
1500-1530 Session 9: Looking after our planet, ourselves and our patients
We are living on this planet as if we have another one to go
 Malcolm Hand
  The environment and regional sustainability network John Hickman
  Suicide in anaesthetists survey and guideline Sam Shinde
  Acupuncture and anaesthesia Paul Watson
1530 Closing Comments


Department of Anaesthesia 

Location A 704

Bristol Royal Infirmary

Bristol BS2 8HW

tel: +44 (0)117 342 2301

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