Guidance from the College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland Relating to Desflurane. We all have a responsibility to urgently address the climate and biodiversity crises, particularly in the developed world as we are the main cause of both. The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland are mindful of the position taken by our colleagues in the Association of Anaesthetists and the Royal College of Anaesthetists to support the decommissioning of desflurane in the NHS. This is based upon their assessment that there are clinically safe, more environmentally friendly and cost-effective alternatives. The College of

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The discovery of anaesthesia which could be administered safely to eliminate the pain of surgery and other medical and dental procedures is widely considered to be one of the greatest developments of the nineteenth century. Yet, until now few studies have focused on anaesthesia in Ireland. Bridget English interviews the authors of the book "Safety As We Watch" in this very interesting podcast. You can find out more about it here.