Anaesthesia 2018 podcast | The Royal College of Anaesthetists, leading the debate

Recorded on the 23rd May 2018. 

How does The Royal College of Anaesthetists’ move forward from here? A stunning conference with internationally renowned speakers from all around the world, the perioperative process continues to grow and the NHS is leading the world in healthcare. This conversation gets into some of the issues this momentum can now be focused on.

How has the conversation moved forward, how has the RCoA contributed to this and where should we be looking to now?

Recorded towards the end of the first day of the Royal College of Anaesthetists’ annual conference Monty Mythen, Desiree Chappell and Mike Grocott interview their guest Russell Ampofo, Director of Education, Training and Examinations for The Royal College of Anaesthetists.

Recorded by TopMed Talks 

Mr Russell Ampofo

Director of Education, Training and Examinations at The Royal College of Anaesthetists

Professor Mike Grocott
Professor of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Medicine University of Southampton Southampton, UK

Professor Mike Grocott is the Professor of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Southampton and a consultant in critical care medicine at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust. He is an elected council member of the RCoA, chair of the Education Training and Examination Board and is currently leading the development of a national Centre for Perioperative Care. Mike is an NIHR senior investigator and NIHR clinical research network national specialty group lead for anaesthesia, perioperative medicine and pain. He chairs the board of the National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia (2018-2021) and was previously founding director of the NIAA Health Services Research Centre (2011–2016) and chair of the National Emergency Laparotomy Audit (2012–2017).

Professor Monty Mythen
Smiths Medical Professor of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, University College London London, UK

Professor Monty Mythen is the Smiths Medical Professor of Anaesthesia and Critical Care at University College London and Adjunct Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology, Duke University, USA. Monty is also the founding Director of Evidence-Based Perioperative Medicine International.

Desiree Chappell

Board of Directors, American Society of Enhanced Recovery (ASER). A passionate ambassador of Enhanced Recovery and Perioperative Care. Desiree is the creator of the popular Roundtable perioperative care blog: http://periopcareblog.com/