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Injection may block chemotherapy pain for several weeks

It might be possible to relieve the persistent pain that can follow chemotherapy with a natural protein that blocks the underlying inflammation process in cells. This was the conclusion of


13-15 August 2018, Edinburgh Anaesthesia Festival; Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Anaesthesia Festival (EAF) has become the largest Anaesthesia meeting in Scotland with over 1/3 of our delegates travelling from all over the world. The 2018 programme (13-15 August


Professor Ravi Mahajan elected next President of the Royal College of Anaesthetists

Professor Ravi Mahajan from Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust has been elected President of the Royal College of Anaesthetists in succession to Dr Liam Brennan. Ravi Mahajan is a highly regarded


Discovery will impact design of drug delivery systems at the molecular level

Researchers at Houston Methodist and Rice University have made a discovery that will impact the design of not only drug delivery systems, but also the development of newer applications in


Outcomes of first ever analysis of UK anaesthetic research grant activity

Recent data [1] published in the journal Anaesthesia, comprising the first systematic analysis of UK anaesthetic research grant activity by the National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia (NIAA), highlights that while the organisation facilitated


RCoA undertakes largest ever study of anaphylaxis in anaesthesia and surgery

Published in the 6th National Audit Project of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (NAP6) is the largest ever prospective study of anaphylaxis1 related to anaesthesia and surgery. The study has taken three years and


New approach for treating neuropathic pain

Neuropathic pain is the chronic, pathological pain that continues even when the cause of pain is removed. Causes include damage to nerve cells and medicines used to treat cancer. A


30 June 2018, Perioperative Leadership; Developing Leaders, Improving Care; Birmingham

Objectives: “There is a longing for leadership that creates a path back to the sense of meaning and impact, that connection with our deepest human purpose that brings out the


30 November 2018, FPM 11th Annual Meeting: Topical Issues in Pain; London

Overview Join us for the Faculty’s 11th Annual Meeting, a great opportunity for those working in Pain Medicine to network and hear lectures from highly regarded speakers. This is an


9-12 August 2018, AfPP Residential Conference; York

To celebrate 60 years since AfPP founder Daisy Ayris was first inspired to establish the organisation during her visit to The Association of periOperative Registered nurses (AORN) in the US,