The AAGBI and RCoA acknowledge the result of the BMA ballot of junior doctors in support of industrial action in England. While we continue to urge a return to negotiations facilitated by independent...
NHS England defines ‘Never Events’ as “serious, largely preventable patient safety incidents that should not occur if the available preventative measures have been implemented”. In the most...
AAGBI notes the remarkable result of the ballot and acknowledges the extraordinary strength of feeling this represents.  We remain opposed to Government attempts to impose rather than...
The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAGBI) says that the latest offer from the Health Minister Jeremy Hunt raises as many questions as answers for its members....
A ground-breaking study undertaken on behalf of the Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthetists (ACTA) looked at the survival after cardiac surgery of 110,000 patients over 10 years in 10 centres...
A new draft guideline on AAGBI Safer Vascular Access 2016 is in its final draft stage and comments are invited from members. Please read the draft and submit comments to workingparties@aagbi.org. All...
The Anaesthesia Heritage Centre based at the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAGBI) in central London, will formally open the next in the series of exhibitions...
The AAGBI Board has endorsed the ESA guidance on Perioperative fasting in adults and children - This expands the guidance published in Pre-operative Assessment and Patient Preparation - The role of...
Anaesthetists have made a major contribution to improving safety in childbirth by developing new guidelines. Published in the October edition of the journal Anaesthesia, these national guidelines for...
It has been a difficult couple of weeks for doctors in training, in particular those working in the acute specialties.The RCoA, FICM and the AAGBI agree it is crucial that trainees are, and feel,...