Manchester 2015

Age Anaesthesia Association  


Annual Scientific Meeting - May 14th & 15th 2015


Programme of Events



Thursday 14 May


09:45 - 10:45 Registration, Refreshments, Free Posters and Trade Exhibition.


10:45 - 11:00 Welcome.


11:00 - 12:30 Hip Pen Network Meeting (3A08). Hosted by Richard Griffiths, Peterborough.


Introduction - The Network 8 years on - Richard Griffiths

ASAP outcomes - Iain Moppett

The Perfected Study - Chris Fox

Qualitative Hip Fracture Anaesthesia Research - Cliff Shelton

Standardisation. A reality? - Madhur Mehta

Standardisation, can a protocol be introduced? - Belinda Cornforth

Summary - Richard Griffiths


12:30 - 13:30 Lunch, Free Posters & Trade Exhibition.


13:30 - 14:30 Parkinson's Disease (2A01,2A03.) Chaired by Dr Jugdeep Dhesi


Neurology & Pathology - Monty Silverdale, Greater Manchester Neuroscience Centre

Practical aspects in the Older Patient - Matt Sweeting, Guy's and St Thomas' NHSFT

Anaesthetic management - Kathy Teale, Greater Manchester Neuroscience Centre


14:30 - 15:30 Free Papers. Chaired by Dr Perihan Ali & Dr Adam Pichel


Trainee Presentations for the Margaret Dodson Prize


15:30 - 16:00 Refreshments, Free Posters and Trade Exhibition.


16:00 - 17:00 Papers you really ought to have read (3100, 2A12). Chaired by Dr Amer Majeed


Anaesthesia - Iain Moppett, University of Nottingham

Geriatrics - Phillip Braude, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust


17:00 End of Scientific Session.


19:00 for 19:45 Annual Dinner, Sapporo Teppanyaki, Liverpool Road, Manchester.

Friday 15th May



09:00 - 10:30 Emergency Laparotomy Network Meeting (2A03). 


NELA: from audit to quality improvement - Matt Oliver, HSRC NELA Fellow, & Dave Saunders, Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Organising Quality Emergency Surgical Care: A personal view - Mr Robert Watson, Consultant Emergency Surgeon.

Q&A - Dr Simon Varley, Consultant Anaesthetist Manchester, and Chair Emergency Laparotomy Network


10:30 - 11:00 Refreshments, Free Posters and Trade Exhibition.


11:00 - 11: 40 Innovation (3100, 1102). Chaired by Dr Anne Scase, Hon. Treasurer AAA


Integrated care of the Elderly: Setting up an Orthogeriatric Service - Kate Wardle & Ziad Alio, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust


11:40 - 12: 30 Ceilings of Care (2C01, 2C06). Chaired by Dr Belinda Cornforth, Salisbury  


ICU aspects - Jonathan Goodall, Intensive Care Society / Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Palliative Care - Richard Berman, Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester


12:30 - 13:30 Lunch, Free Posters and Trade Exhibition.


13:10 - 13:30 AGM of the Age Anaesthesia Association (For Members Only).


13:30 - 14:30 Pain in the Elderly (2E01, 1A02). Chaired by Dr Irwin Foo, President AAA


Assessment and management of pain in older adults: new guidance - Prof Pat Schofield, University of Greenwich

Analgesic options in the elderly and cognitively impaired - Dr Rick Makin, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust


14:30 - 14:55 Refreshments, Free Posters and Trade Exhibition.


14:55 - 15:00 Margaret Dodson Prize Winners.


15:00 - 16:00 Her Majesty’s Coroner (3J00). Chaired by Dr Peter Ruether


A day at the Coroner's Court - Nigel Meadows, HM Senior Coroner for Greater Manchester


16:00 - 17:00 "Debate": Peri-operative Medicine is the domain of the Anaesthetist (2A03, 2A07, 3100).


Invigilator: Dr Stan Ralph, Hon. Secretary AAA

For: David Walker, University College London

Against: Michael Fertleman, Imperial College London


17:00 Closing remarks.