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The Health Research Board (HRB), the College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland (CAI), and the Irish Clinical Academic Training programme (ICAT) come together to boost research careers amongst Ireland's future academic clinicians. With this initiative, clinicians in anaesthesiology, intensive care and / or pain medicine will soon have further opportunities to pursue careers as academic clinicians and gain valuable skills in combining clinical research with their clinical practice. Dr Mairead O'Driscoll, Chief Executive Officer at the Health Research Board said, 'We're delighted to play our part in increasing the number of highly skilled clinician

The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland  are delighted to announce a webinar titled “Delivery of Non COVID services in a COVID environment” on Wednesday June 24th  from 18:00pm-19:30pm. A number of speakers will present education pieces relating to a return to non-Covid-19 work patterns and a restart of surgical services. This event will be free to register and is currently approved for 1.5 CPD points. We hope you will join us! Click for programme and registration details here Delivery of Non Covid Programme copy    

Government advice is that all non-essential travel and non-essential contact with others is now to be avoided. Considering that announcement and in order to protect the health of the College’s staff and visitors, we will close our building from 5pm today, Wednesday 18th March 2020. The College buildings will remain closed until the Government’s advice changes. All the College’s staff will be working from home until the situation changes. While the building may be closed, the College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland emphatically remains open for business and the core focus of our work

Dublin, September 17th, 2019: The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland (CAI) have today announced the recruitment of a National Clinical Lead in Patient Safety. In the 72nd World Health Assembly in May this year a resolution on “Global Action on Patient Safety” was adopted. This resolution urges member states to recognise patient safety as a key health priority and take concerted effort to reduce patient harm in the healthcare setting. It also recognises that patient safety is a critical element of universal health coverage so that the public can be assured that healthcare

Located six blocks from the Eiffel tower in the heart of Paris, Necker Enfants Malades is the oldest dedicated paediatric hospital in the world and it continues this spirit of innovation to this day. The hospital is a national tertiary referral centre for all medical and surgical paediatric specialities. With 20 dedicated general paediatric and 3 cardiac theatres we provide >20,000 anaesthetics per annum across all specialties including cardiac, neuro and transplant surgery (liver, bowel, renal). In addition, NEM is the paediatric trauma center for the Paris Ile-de-France region, with paediatric

Patient Information   The following information leaflets are for patients who are expecting to have an anaesthetic.  They offer some information about anaesthesia and suggest how and where you can find out more information.  It has been written by patients, patient representatives and anaesthetists, working in partnership.   The series includes the following:   Anaesthesia Explained Anaesthetic choices for Hip and Knee Replacement Epidurals for Pain Relief after Surgery Headache after an Epidural or Spinal Anaesthetic Local Anaesthesia for

Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine  Anaesthesia is a large specialty - there are around 350 Consultant Anaesthetists in Ireland; approximately one sixth of the total consultant body, and the second largest single specialty following Psychiatry. The core activity is provision of anaesthesia for surgery. This involves an enormous variety of surgical procedures on all parts of the body, across all ages and in patients with every conceivable co-existing disease. Every anaesthetic is different because every patient is different. The challenge of our specialty is to provide maximum safety and