A multidisciplinary safety guideline that focuses on anaesthesia and surgery in patients undergoing cemented hemiarthroplasty for hip fractures has just been published in Anaesthesia, the journal of...
The Department of Health is reviewing the Advisory Committee on Excellence Awards as part of its review of all of its Arm’s Length Bodies. This Triennial Review looks at: Whether ACCEA needs to...
It is important to be aware of the recent landmark Supreme Court judgement in the case of Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board which requires a doctor to take “reasonable care to ensure...
The AAGBI Irish Standing Committee has updated the Care of the critically ill child guideline and it is available for member consultation before publication. If you have any comments on this document...
Last week I took the unusual step of writing to all members of the AAGBI asking for your help to protect ketamine from further international scheduling.  Your response was magnificent, with...
The AAGBI welcomes today's judgement of the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) upholding a finding by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) that the formation and operation of anaesthetic groups...
This week the AAGBI has received two positive letters from the Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davis. The first is in response to the co-signed letter from the BMA, AAGBI and RCoA sent on...
The AAGBI National Essential Anaesthetic Drugs List 2015 is in its final stage and is now available for member consultation. If you have any comments on this document please email honsecretary@aagbi....
Letter published in The GuardianOn 2 March, The Guardian published a letter written by the British Medical Association (BMA), the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAGBI),...
The UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs will hold its 58th meeting in Vienna, starting on 9th March, and there will be an attempt to place further international restrictions on the distribution and use...