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Anaesthesia is the largest single specialty in the NHS (16% of consultants and approximately 4500 trainees, about 8.5% of the total). The AAGBI is the membership organisation that represents them...
Every year, 31 million patients face the risk of death due to undetected oxygen starvation during surgery, as they are having an operation in one of the 70,000 operating theatres worldwide where...
NHS England has released NatSSIPs (National Safety Standards for Invasive Procedures). NatSSIPs is a high-level framework of national standards of operating department practice. Developed in response...
Researchers have made a breakthrough which could help prevent patients suffering stress to the body and from feeling pain or becoming aware during anaesthesia.The breakthrough could help to provide a...
We are delighted to announce that NAP5 Accidental Awareness during General Anaesthesia in the UK and Ireland report won first prize in the Anaesthesia category. Professor Tim Cook, College Advisor on...
The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAGBI) has expressed concern at government proposals to compel doctors to carry out non-emergency weekend work, saying the changes may...
A new draft guideline on recommendations for standards of monitoring during anaesthesia and recovery is in its final draft stage and comments have been invited from members. All comments submitted...
The Group of Anaesthetists in Training and the AAGBI wish to express their  sympathies to the family of Dr Ronak “Ronnie” Patel, who died in a an accident driving back from a nightshift at the...
The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain &Ireland (AAGBI) is the professional membership organisation representing more than 10,000 anaesthetists, with GAT (Group of Anaesthetists in...
As a result of a European review of clinical data, the MHRA has concluded, taking into consideration the advice from AAGBI and European Society for Paediatric Anaesthesiology, that isoflurane is not...