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Pain treatment using human stem cells a success

Stem cell therapy shown to relieve extreme pain in mice is now moving towards human trials.   Human stem cells and “pain-killing neurons” have successfully relieved chronic pain in mice.


AfPP’s new careers-focused publication launched to celebrate Florence Nightingale’s 200th anniversary

The Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP) has launched a brand-new publication as part of its celebrations for the bicentenary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. The new careers-focused publication, Innovations, People and Practice (IPP),


31 October – 2 November 2021, Difficult Airway Society 2021; Birmingham

The 2020 DAS ASM has been postponed to 31 October – 02 November 2021. Please visit the website for further details and to register your interest: 


Regional anaesthesia plays a crucial part in ERAS programmes

Promotional feature ERAS (Enhanced Recovery after Surgery) programmes use the combination of a multidisciplinary approach with technologies such as ultrasound-guided transversus abdominis plane (TAP) blocks to reduce opioid use following