Upcoming Events

Transfer Medicine Simulation Course - Friday 17 November 2017

East of England

Transfer Medicine Simulation Course


This course aims to:

  1. Introduce the basics of inter-hospital transfers of critically ill patients
  2. Promote safety and increase confidence of staff involved in transfers
  3. Practice management of potential crisis associated with inter-hospital transfers using simulation
  4. Meet the learning objectives for Transfer Medicine as set out by the 2010 Royal College of Anaesthetists curriculum (Annex C)


This course is designed specifically for

Anyone with limited experience in inter-hospital transfer of ventilated patients:

  • ACCS or Anaesthetics CT1-ST4 equivalent
  • Emergency Medicine or Intensive Care (ICM) ST3-4 equivalent
  • ED or ITU Nurses
  • Anyone who may escort inter-hospital transfers of ventilated patients

Numbers are limited to 12 candidates (maximum of 6 nurses) per course.

The course is free for all East of England NHS Staff. To reserve your place please provide your card details over the phone to be held as a deposit. The deposit cost is £50, this will only be cashed in the event of non-attendance as below.

The fee for external candidates is £180.

Further details can be found here


Return to Clinical Practice Workshops

Following a successful Pilot workshop run by a group of Paediatric trainees, Health Education England are looking forward to delivering return to clinical practice training sessions.

This workshop is open to trainees, non-trainees & consultants who have been out of practice for a number of reasons including:


Parental leave


Sick leave (more than 3 months)


The aim is to run the session every quarter and the following scheduled dates are as per below:

Workshop Dates:

8 February 2018

7 June 2018

4 October 2018

Time: 9.30am – 16.00pm

Venue: Victoria House, Capital Park, CB21 5XB


The workshop is intended to be a generic session with group work on

  •          Resilience
  •          Well-being
  •          Mentoring
  •          Basic Life support

During the day there will also be a number of breakout sessions (which include but are not limited to)

  •          LTFT
  •          Childcare
  •          Balancing Academic / Clinical work


Facilitators will also be able to signpost to specialty specific courses both locally, regionally and nationally.  

It is proposed that this Workshop can be attended as a KIT day and also can be attended more than once e.g. start of maternity leave and then end of maternity leave.

Please contact Alex.brightwell@nnuh.nhs.uk or Francesca.crawley1@nhs.net for further information or alternatively to book a place please contact psu.eoe@hee.nhs.uk



Cambridge Future Trauma Care Conference - 26 & 27 April 2018

A two day conference examining future directions of trauma care across all ages. 

Lectures include trauma research horizons, accident prevention, brain injury research, pelvic trauma management, paediatric rehabilitation and military human factors. 

Registration available from October, visit www.cam-pgmc.ac.uk for more details