Regional Teaching Dates for the East of England School of Anaesthesia
Dates for upcoming regional teaching events in the East of England School of Anaesthesia are provided below.
Due to disruption due to COVID-19, teaching is currently being provided online through Bridge and online platforms such as Zoom or Microsoft Teams.
Remember to register through Bridge.
Core Trainees - Primary FRCA Dates:
The focus is on preparation for the Primary FRCA examination.
Teaching is organised by the various regional hospitals on the 2nd Wednesday of every month.
The region is split into three areas for regional teaching to reduce travelling.
North = Kings Lynn, Norwich, James Paget, Ipswich and West Suffolk.
South = Colchester, Southend, Basildon, Mid Essex and Princess Alexandra.
West = Bedford, Luton, Watford, Stevenage and Peterborough.
Intermediate Trainees - Final FRCA Dates:
The focus is on preparation for the Final FRCA examination.
Core trainees who have passed the Primary FRCA examination should start to attend these teaching sessions.
Prior to the COVID-19 disruptions, this comprised all-day teaching on alternate Tuesdays shared between Cambridge and Norwich (occasional days hosted by a DGH).
Twice a year, before each sitting of the examination, there is a FRCA revision course, alternating between Cambridge and Norwich.
Contacts for any queries regarding Final FRCA teaching:
- Dr James Gaynor Norwich Lead (NNUH) - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Dr Aki Pathmanathan (Lister) - email@example.com
- Dr Heike Prinzhausen Cambridge Lead (CUH) - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Dr Nina Walton (Chelmsford) - email@example.com
Teaching for trainees who have passed the Final FRCA:
All trainees who (regardless of stage) who have passed the Final FRCA examination should attend these teaching sessions.
After the success of the FRCA, there are study days arranged around the region on a monthly basis (except change-over and holiday periods) focusing on topics of interest to senior trainees eg management, preparation for consultant interviews.
9th December 2021 - Luton - firstname.lastname@example.org and Dr Angus Rivers
12th January 2022 - Medical Law - Aaron D'Sa
8th March 2022 - West Suffolk Hospital - Programme TBC