North West School of Anaesthesia Teaching Programme

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. 

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.

North School

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

South School

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: 7th October 2022, 2nd December 2022,

Royal Preston Hospital: 7th September 2022, 30th November 2022, 22nd March 2023

Critical Care Patient Transfer Courses

Once registered, E-Learning must be completed on

Royal Bolton Hospital: TBC

Blackpool Victoria Hospital: 9th September 2022, 18th November 2022, 20th January 2023

Royal Preston Hospital: 5th August 2022, 1st September 2022, 27th September 2022, 27th October 2022

Intensive Care Study Day  Wythenshawe Hospital: 10th October 2022
Airway Study Day  Royal Lancaster Infirmary: 3rd October 2022
Medical Devices Training  Manchester Royal Infirmary: TBC
Obstetric Study Day  Wythenshawe Hospital: 25th November 2022
 CT2 Anatomy Course  Manchester Royal Infirmary: 6th October 2022
 Regional Anaesthesia Study Day  Stepping Hill Hospital: 11th November 2022, 15th February 2023

Stage 1 (CT3)

General Competencies:

Education Centre Chorley Hospital: 13th October 2022, 15th December 2022

Need For Paeds:

Wythenshawe Hospital: 14th February 2023, 13th June 2023

Total Intravenous Anaesthesia (TIVA)

Wythenshawe Hospital: 28th October 2022

Stage 2 (Intermediate)

Neuro SIM (email to book): Preston 17th November 2022, 16th March 2023, 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: 23rd November 2022
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)

Simulation - Date TBC
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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