SOWRA 2008

Friday 23rd May 2008.

Postgraduate Medical Centre Derriford Hospital, Plymouth.


Focus on introducing ultrasound into your regional anaesthetic practice. Excellent opportunity to learn from some of the region's experts. Morning lectures and expert panel, followed by an afternoon of small group ultrasound workshops (6 participants/group) covering the essentials. Lunch and refreshments included - all for the bargain price of £30 half day/ £60 full day.

Faculty includes: Dr Barry Nicholls (Taunton), Dr David Conn (Exeter), Dr M Grayling (Exeter), Dr Matt Oldman (Plymouth), Dr Tom Gale (Plymouth), Dr Iain Christie (Plymouth), Dr Steve Boumphrey (Plymouth), Dr C Huish (Plymouth), Dr J French (Nottingham)

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09:00 Registration and coffee

09:30 Welcome

09:30 Lecture: Anticoagulation and RA an update Dr Tom Gale (Plymouth)

10:00 Lecture: "Old blocks, new approaches" Dr James French (Nottingham)

10:30 Coffee

11:00 Lecture: Ultrasound; "show me the evidence" Dr Matt Grayling (Exeter)

11:30 Forum/expert panel: How to get started with ultrasound

Drs Barry Nicholls (Taunton), David Conn (Exeter), Matt Grayling

(Exeter), Matt Oldman (Plymouth), Tom Gale (Plymouth)

12:30 Lunch and Trade stands

13:30 Ultrasound Workshops

  • Above the clavicle
  • Axilla and distal nerves
  • TAP and lower limb

15:45 Closing remarks & SOWRA AGM

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Workshops Full - reserve list in operation. Email for up to date availability. No restriction on morning sessions.
Meeting kindly supported by: