The National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia (NIAA) have today announced that an award of up to EU 100K per annum jointly funded by the British Journal of Anaesthesia (BJA) and the College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland (CAI) will be made available to support and stimulate collaboration between investigators in the Republic of Ireland with investigators in the UK (including N. Ireland) to conduct excellent research (laboratory, clinical or both) in anaesthesiology, critical care and/or pain medicine. The BJA/CAI Collaborative Research Grant will be offered initially in NIAA Grants Round 2, which will open for applications in

Event: Irish Paediatric and Critical Care Society (IPACCS) meeting 2019. Awaiting Confirmation of CPD Points Approval Date:  Friday 18 October 2019 evening and Saturday 19 October 2019 morning. Venue: College of Anaesthesiologists of lreland, 22 Merion Square, Dublin 2. Call for Abstracts:  Trainee presentations welcome and closing date is 30 September 2019. Speakers include: Mr Brice Antao Dr Liam Claffey Dr Yvonne Doyle Dr Chris Holmes Dr John Murphy Dr Michael O’Callaghan Final programme to be confirmed. For more information contact        

Free event – Friday 7th June 2019 No 6, Kildare Street, RCPI 10.00 am – 3.00 pm The Forum of Irish Postgraduate Medical Training Bodies and the HSE-NDTP invite all Postgraduate Medical Trainees in Ireland to attend the first cross-speciality Postgraduate Medical Trainee Convention: Specialist Medical Training – “An Insider Guide”. It is a great opportunity to meet with Trainees from other Specialist Training Programmes in Ireland and to hear from experienced senior colleagues and leaders in medicine through storytelling, music and humour. Some of the speakers on the day will include: Professor

Please be reminded, the 2018/2019 PCS end of year deadline of 30th April 2019 is fast approaching. It is important that you upload your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activity for the 2018/2019 PCS year on or before 30th April 2019, as your E-Portfolio for 2018/2019 PCS year will no longer be accessible after this date. PCS Activity Categories PCS Requirements In early May you will be issued with a PCS Statement of Participation for the 2018/2019 PCS year which will state your CPD activity for that year. Please note the college is now required to

Monday 29th April, 6.00pm College of Anaesthesiologist of Ireland, 22 Merrion Square, Dublin 2.   We know from our recent National Trainee Survey on training and wellbeing as an Anaesthesiologist in Ireland that career progression concerns are a significant source of stress for many trainees, 61% to be exact! To address this we have put together a panel of speakers on Monday April 29th from 18:00 to give us all a clearer insight into what to expect in the transition from SpR to consultancy.   We will welcome Dr Jeremy Smith, a Consultant Anaesthesiologist

Notice is hereby given that the College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland (hereinafter referred to as CAI) is requesting proposals for an integrated assessment platform (hereinafter referred to as Respondent[s]). Respondents should not construe from this notice that the CAI intends to enter into a fixed-price contract with the Respondent unless, in the opinion of the CAI, it is in the best interest of the CAI to do so. The CAI reserves the right to negotiate final contractual terms with the successful Respondent. The Request for Proposal (RFP) documents are available by clicking