We are pleased to announce that this year’s winner of the CAI Medical Essay Competition is Conor Farrell (Trinity College Dublin, Year 3). The runners up are Robert Brodigan (RCSI, Year 4) and Isabelle Matthew (UCD, Year 4). To access and read the winning essays on the topic of 'Safety while we watch - What should a Patient Safety Culture in Anaesthesiology look like?' please click below: Conor Farrell - Essay [pdf] Robert Brodigan - Essay [pdf] Isabelle Matthew - Essay [pdf] The standard of submissions this year was extremely high and incredibly there were

Expressions of interest are invited for the role of Clinical Lead for the National Clinical Programme for Sepsis. The function of the role is to act as the lead clinical advisor for Sepsis services to develop and implement a framework for the delivery of a sustainable and safe service on a national level. Apply by 5 May 2021. Click the link below for full details of this exciting role, elegibility criteria and how to apply ⬇   

As more and more patients are undergoing transplants, there is a growing need for all anaesthetists to familiarise themselves with the peri operative management of these patients. These patients may present to their local hospitals for non transplant planned or emergency surgery. They may also need stabilization /management before transfer to a transplant centre. Transplant patients are often on various immunosuppressant and other medications which often require specialist management In order to provide a systematic overview of transplant patients we have 3 sections in the meeting. Kidney,Pancreas and islet transplants Heart

Dear Colleagues,   The Irish Society of Regional Anaesthesia (ISRA) is proud to provide a grant with the aim of supporting regional anaesthesia research in Ireland.    The annual ISRA grant of €1,000 is open to all ISRA members and can be awarded for a variety of purposes including (but not limited to) research, travel expenses to present research and open access publishing fees.   Application deadline: 10th May 2021 at 17.00 Decision: May 2021   The grant should be used for direct costs such as equipment, materials, travel costs, publishing fees etc.    In order for your work to be eligible for inclusion it should be in the field of regional anaesthesia and meet the following criteria:   - Research: Ethics approval

The college are delighted to announce the CAT Careers Evening Webinar that takes place on the 12th April at 18:30 - 20:00 The event will include speakers Dr Fidelma Kirby, Consultant in Anaesthesiology (Temple Street University Hospital), Dr Áine O’Gara (Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthesiology St.James’s Hospital) & Professor Ger Curley (Professor of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, Beaumont Hospital and RCSI)   You can view the programme here  CAT Careers Evening Poster V2 Click to see link to register and access webinar here

The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland and Galway University Hospital are delighted to offer the opportunity to work full-time in this one-year post which offers a unique combination of perioperative medicine, education, equipment procurement and safety scholarship centred around the anaesthesiology/intensive care department within Galway University Hospital. Doctors eligible to be appointed into the fellowship must be within three years of CSCST in July 2021 and have completed their HST training within an Irish Postgraduate Training Body. Candidates who have achieved Specialist Registration in Anaesthesia through equivalent training and experience within the