Core Topics

Keep up to date locally with essential topics in anaesthesia by attending the AAGBI’s Core Topics meeting. Central to the AAGBI’s educational programme Core Topics meetings are one or two day conferences held at different locations about the UK and Ireland.

  • Covering a broad spectrum of core topics essential to every anaesthetist, including trainees
  • The opportunity to update your knowledge and top up your CPD in a time and cost effective way.
  • Discover what’s new, share ideas and network with peers in these didactic and interactive sessions.
  • Covering FRCA exam subjects, perfect for busy trainee anaesthetists.
  • Come away with up-to-date information and skills.

Forthcoming Core Topics meetings are shown below:

Location Dates Venue Organiser
Manchester 5-6 May 2017 Manchester Conference Centre Dr Akbar Vohra & Dr Ramana Alladi
Exeter 12 May 2017 Sandy Park Conference Centre Dr Bruce McCormick & Dr Katharine Meikle
Birmingham 30 June 2017 Novotel Birmingham Drs Nick Murphy, Naginder Singh & Laura Tasker
Leeds 14 July 2017 Marriot Hotel Leeds Dr Pawan Gupta
Wessex 5 October 2017 Holiday Inn Winchester Dr Paul Diprose & Dr Richard Heames
London 3-4 November 2017 Royal College of Physicians Dr Kausi Rao and Dr Rehana Iqbal
Leicester 17 November 2017 Holiday Inn Leicester Dr Andrea Morris
Belfast 8 December 2017 Clayton Hotel Belfast Dr Peter Maguire

Core Topics sessions may also include:

  • Adult anaesthesia, which may include vascular, orthopaedic, day case, neurosurgery, cardiac surgery, ambulatory surgery pre-operative assessment and any other aspect of adult anaesthesia care
  • Paediatric anaesthesia and medicine
  • Intensive care medicine
  • Medicine for anaesthetists
  • Radiology for anaesthetists
  • Pain management, acute and chronic
  • Resuscitation
  • Emergency medicine
  • Obstetric anaesthesia and analgesia

Core Topics Lead: Dr Elizabeth McGrady, Glasgow - To contact Dr McGrady on matters regarding core topics please email


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