Date: Mon 7th Dec 2015

Venue: Exeter Racecourse, Kennford, Exeter, EX6 7XS

Cost: £120 Consultants/SAS  £70 Trainees

Registration:  Online registration via the SOWRA website (

Organised this year by The Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital, this year with a “Knee Theme”!
Update in current topics and the opportunity to learn new skills from experts within the region.

CPD: 5 CPD Points applied for

Provisional programme

  • LA toxicity - new research - Seb Brown (Exeter)
  • IV lidocaine in major surgery Graham Simpson (Exeter)
  • Prospective Upper Limb Trainee-Led Regional Anaesthesia Review and the 2015 RAUK guidelines on consent - SWARM
  • Pro-Con Debate: “This house believes that femoral nerve block for TKR is redundant”.
    • For the motion: Mark Pyke (Bristol).
    • Against the motion: TBA
  • Motor Sparing Knee Block - Christian Egeler (Swansea)
  • Practical session on nuts and bolts of peripheral nerve catheters