XXXIVth Edinburgh
Anaesthesia Festival
17-19 August 2022

Edinburgh Anaesthesia Festival 2019 Programme

Monday 12th August - Session 1CPD matrix code
0830-0930Registration and Breakfast
0930-0945WelcomeDr Adam M. Paul, Royal Infirmary Edinburgh
0945-1015Infection prevention in surgeryProf Mike Reed, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust1E01, 3A08
1015-1045Risk assessment for surgeryProf Ramani Moonesinghe, University College London Hospitals2A03
1045-1115Managing Difficult airways - paeds styleProf James Peyton, Boston Childrens Hospital and Harvard University1C01, 2A01, 3D00
1200-1230Resolving conflict in healthcareDr Claire Macaulay, Medical Mediation Foundation1I02, 3J00
1230-1300To Err is HumanDr Rachel Hignett, Royal Infirmary Edinburgh1I03, 1I04
1320-1400Lunchtime Symposium: Predicting HypotensionProfessor Thomas Scheeren, sponsored by Edwards Lifesciences Ltd
Session 2
1400-1430Anaesthesia for caesarean - what, when and howProf Thierry Girard, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland2B02, 2B03, 2B05
1430-1500Day case and short stay hip and knee joint replacementProf Mike Reed, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust2G03, 3A08
1545-1615Patient-centred outcomesProf Ramani Moonesinghe, University College London Hospitals1I05, IG01
1615-1645Why are most research findings not spectacular? Assoc Prof Morten Hylander Møller , Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen 3J03
1645-1700Machine Learning in Healthcare Dr Ian Young, Royal Infirmary Edinburgh 3J01, 1G01
1700-1830Welcome Drinks Reception, EICC ground floor, behind EAF reception
Tuesday 13th August - Session 3CPD matrix code
0830-0915Registration and Breakfast
0915-0945ECMO in the perioperative setting: beyond the cardiac theatreDr Stuart Gillon, Royal Infirmary Edinburgh2A06, 2C04, 3G00
0945-1015Patient selection for Organ Retrieval who , what when, how......Dr Helen Usher, Royal Infirmary Edinburgh2A07, 3A04
1015-1045We Matter - Building a Departmental Welfare StructureDr John Wilson, Royal Infirmary Edinburgh
1130-1200Opioids- The good, the bad & the uglyDr Lorraine Harrington, St John's Hospital, Livingston2E01, 2E02, 3E00
1200-1230Are volatiles bad for the Brain?Prof James Peyton, Boston Childrens Hospital and Harvard University1A01, 2D02, 3D00
1230-1300Sux vs RocProf Thierry Girard, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland1A02
Session 4
1400-1430Realistic MedicineDr Helen Mackie, Scottish Government 3J00
1430-1500Magic bullets in sepsisAssoc Prof Morten Hylander Møller, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen1E01,2C03, 3C02
1545-1615Which tube in which hole…management of trachestomy disasters (and how not have them)Dr Ben Slater, NHS Fife2A01, 3A01
1615-1645Medical students & anaesthesia: How can we maximise engagement with undergraduatesDr Mort Kelleher, Royal Infirmary Edinburgh3J02, 1H02
1645-1700Why is the perioperative brain vulnerable?Dr Zoeb Jiwaji, Edinburgh University 1A01, 1A02
1930-2300Festival Dinner @ Scottish National Museum, guests welcome. Booking required: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Wednesday 14th August - Session 5CPD matrix code
0830-0915Registration and Breakfast
0915-0945Anaesthestising in ZambiaDr Andrew Macalister-Hall, Dr Emily Hatton-Wyatt, Royal Infirmary Edinburgh3I00
0945-1015Challenges in Global SurgeryProf Ewen Harrison, Royal Infirmary Edinburgh2A07
1055-1125Top five papers in ICUDr Kathryn Puxty, Glasgow Royal Infirmary2C01, 3C00
1125-1155Malignant Hyperthermia should never get hot….Prof Thierry Girard, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland1A01, 1B04, 2A06
1155-1225Alastair Spence Memorial Award – Oral PresentationsDr Lucy Miller, North Devon District Hospital
Dr Rashmi Bhatt, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
Session 6
1310-1325Training tips & techniques for cyclistsIsla Short, Scotland’s Number 1 Cross Country Mountain biker
1325-1415Overdose deaths from heroin and other opioids - when and why do they occur and could we prevent them?Prof Sir John Strang (JDR lecture supported by EESSA and JDR Trust), Kings College, London3E00
1415-1445Medico-legal updateDr Udvitha Nandasoma , The MDU1F01
1445-1545This House believes that videolaryngoscopy should be used first time every timeFor: Prof James Peyton, Boston Childrens Hospital and Harvard University
Against: Dr Alastair McNarry, Edinburgh
Chair: Dr Dermot McKeown, Royal Infirmary Edinburgh
1545-1600Award prizes and closing