North West School of Anaesthesia

Teaching Programme

Despite the challenges that COVID-19 and social distancing area creating, the north west deanery are endeavouring to maintain opportunities for learning for all trainees. This page will be updated with any new developments regarding venues and their capacities for face to face learning and we will aim to provide links to any virtual sessions once they have been set up. 

Update: November 2021 - Some tutorials have now returned to face-to-face but the school has updated it's approach to delivering the teaching for the new curriculum with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. This will consist of online SAVEd tutorials via the e-LFH website which can be logged in the new Stage 1 and Stage 2 workbooks found here.

North School

New Starter Tutorials: Education Centre - Royal Albert Edward Infirmary (Wigan) - Mondays (14:15-16:15)
New Starter Programme - Join Tutorial Via Zoom

Primary Tutorials: Chorley Education Centre - Tuesdays (09:00-12:00)
Primary programme - Join Tutorial Via Zoom 

Final Tutorials: 
Final programme - Join Tutorial Via Zoom

South School

New Starter Tutorials: Education and Research Centre - Wythenshawe Hospital - Mondays (14:00-16:00)
New Starter programme - Join Tutorial Via Zoom

Primary Tutorials: Post Graduate Centre - North Manchester General Hospital - Tuesdays (14:00-16:00)
Primary programme - Join Tutorial Via Zoom

Final Tutorials: Final programme - Join Tutorial Via Zoom

Stage 1 (Core)

Primary FRCA Regional Training Programme

Primary MCQ Course (Virtual): 24th, 25th & 26th January 2022 via Zoom

Primary OSCE/SOE: 4th and 5th of January 2022, 26th and 27th of April 2022

Primary Obstetric Study Day: 3rd December 2021, 24th June 2022, 25th November 2022

Critical Incident Simulation: RPH 2022 - 23rd March, 27th July, 7th September 2022

Anatomy Course: TBC

Stage 2 (Intermediate)

Neuro SIM (email to book): Preston 4th February 2022, 5th May 2022, Salford TBC

For Exam specific material, please see the Exam Revision Page

2021 Special Dates - Updated November 2021

Paediatrics (RMCH unless specified) Day 1: 02/03/22 Day 2: 24/11/21 Day 3: 15/12/21 Day 4: 17/01/22 and 22/06/22 - Wythenshawe SIM Centre
Thoracic 08/06/22      
Cardiac 15/06/22      
Pain 23/03/22      
Neuro Preston/Salford 17/11/21 (1 day) (Preston) 08/12/21 (1/2 day) (Salford)

 25/05/21 (1/2 day) (Preston)


Stage 3 (Higher)

Simulation - Date TBC
Countdown to CCT
Human Factors - 2022 dates: Feb 23rd, March 9th, Nov 23rd. Booked via:

Please follow these rules of engagement when accessing Zoom tutorials:

1) Please join the session a few minutes before the session starts. The only attendees who will be able to attend late are those who have been unable to join due to travelling from hospital following an on-call shift.
2) Choose to connect by audio and then allow to share video. Attendees who do not share video will be asked to turn the camera on, and if not done, may be excluded from the session.
3) Once the presentation starts, could you please mute your microphone to minimise background noise. When asked questions, please unmute to answer.
4) Use the chat function if needed to ask questions during the presentation. If there is a problem with audio or the visuals, please unmute to ask the presenter to rectify it.