North West School of Anaesthesia Teaching Programme

  1. Despite the challenges that COVID-19 and social distancing area creating, the north west deanery is endeavouring to maintain opportunities for learning for all trainees. 
  2. 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. 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.

    Stage 1 Training

    New Starter Tutorials: Education Centre - Royal Albert Edward Infirmary (Wigan) - Mondays (14:15-16:15)
    New Starter Programme August 2022

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

    Final Tutorials: 
    Final programme - Join Tutorial Via Zoom

    New Starter Tutorials: Education and Research Centre - Wythenshawe Hospital - Mondays (14:00-16:00)
    New Starter Programme August 2022

    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 (CT1-CT2)

    1) Primary FRCA Regional Training Programme - Click on the link to show the Calendar of Primary FRCA Study Days

    2) Primary MCQ Course: Attend in House Course as advised by School

    3) Primary OSCE/SOE:  Attend in House Course as advised by School

    Other Courses that CT1 and CT2 trainees are expected to attend include:

    Critical Incident Simulation Training: 

    Royal Oldham Hospital: 9th June 2023, 8th December 2023

    Royal Preston Hospital: TBC

    Critical Care Patient Transfer Courses

    Once registered, E-Learning must be completed on

    Royal Bolton Hospital: 25th October 2023

    Blackpool Victoria Hospital: 21st July 2023, 15th September 2023, 17th November 2023

    Royal Preston Hospital: 23rd June 2023, 4th July 2023, 13th July 2023, 3rd August 2023, 23rd August 2023, 15th September 2023, 12th October 2023, 9th November 2023, 30th November 2023, 7th December 2023

    Intensive Care Study Day  Wythenshawe Hospital: TBC
    Airway Study Day  Royal Lancaster Infirmary: TBC
    Medical Devices Training  Manchester Royal Infirmary: TBC
    Obstetric Study Day  Wythenshawe Hospital: 30th June 2023, 21st November 2023
     CT2 Anatomy Course  Manchester Royal Infirmary: TBC
     Regional Anaesthesia Study Day  Stepping Hill Hospital: TBC

    Stage 1 (CT3)

    General Competencies:

    Education Centre Chorley Hospital: 12th October 2023, 6th December 2023

    Need For Paeds:

    Wythenshawe Hospital:  13th June 2023

    Total Intravenous Anaesthesia (TIVA)

    Wythenshawe Hospital: TBC

    Stage 2 (Intermediate)

    Neuro SIM (email to book): Preston 18th May 2023, Salford TBC

    For Exam specific material, please see the Exam Revision Page

    2022/23 Special Dates:

    Paediatrics (RMCH unless specified) Day 1: 5th October 2022 Day 2:16th November 2022 Day 3: 7th December 2022 Paediatric Anxiety: th July 2023
    Thoracic (Wythenshawe) 12th October 2022      
    Cardiac (Wythenshawe) 19th October 2022      
    Pain 30th November 2022  22nd March 2023    
    Neuro 9th November 2022 (Preston) 4th January 2023 (1/2 day) (Salford)    

    Stage 3 (Higher)

    Preparing for Paeds 20th January 2023, 14th November 2023, 16th April 2024
    Countdown to CCT Teaching
    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.


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