Shortlist announced for the AAGBI Award for Innovation in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain

The AAGBI’s annual Award for Innovation in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain, which aims to raise awareness among anaesthetists about the importance of innovation in healthcare, has today announced details of the individuals who have been shortlisted for the 2017 Award:

  • The SOLOXTM  System: Dr Ylva Konsberg, Safe Anaesthesia Worldwide
  • The "Tansen Videolaryngoscope": Dr Chris Lambert, Royal Free Hospital, London
  • An oxygen reservoir for use in difficult environments: Mr Robert Neighbour and Dr Roger Eltringham, Safe Anaesthesia Worldwide.

Now in its 5th year of recognising innovation in anaesthesia, the 2017 Award for Innovation in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain received 18 applications, a 29% increase on last year’s submissions. The winner of last year’s Innovation Prize was RELAX Anaesthetics by Dr Peter Brooks, Consultant Anaesthetist at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

The overall winner and runners up for the 2017 Award for Innovation in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain will be awarded at the AAGBI’s Winter Scientific Meeting in London on Friday 13 January 2017. The AAGBI would like to thank the following organisations who are supporting the 2017 AAGBI Award for Innovation in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain: Fannin UK Ltd, Intersurgical and Fujifilm Sonosite UK.

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Notes to Editors

  1. For further information and interview opportunities please contact Stephanie Addington, Marketing and Communications Manager, AAGBI by telephone +44 (0) 20 7631 8854 or email stephanieaddington@aagbi.org
  2. The AAGBI is the professional membership organisation for over 11,000 anaesthetists in the UK and Ireland. AAGBI promotes patient care and safety, and advances anaesthesia through education, publications, research and international work, as well as the professional aspects of the specialty. The AAGBI’s motto in somno securitas (safe in sleep) encapsulates the major focus of the AAGBI: safety in anaesthesia. The AAGBI hosts the Award for Innovation in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Relief. More information on the AAGBI Award for Innovation.
  3. WSM London is the AAGBI’s flagship annual event. WSM London is aimed at all levels of anaesthetists, from trainees to consultants, and is a European CPD accredited meeting. For more information on the meeting, please visit www.wsmlondon.org.




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