DWA South West
Diamedica generously supports DWA Southwest

Welcome to Developing World Anaesthesia

Welcome to the Developing World Anaesthesia web-site. Here you should find all the information you need about upcoming courses, including booking forms, course details and our contact details. If there is anything you wish to talk to us about, then please drop us a line at dwacourse@gmail.com. We look forward to hearing from you.

“one of the best courses that I have been to and definitely one of the most organised, with fantastic speakers and interesting topics” – delegate feedback 2015


Next Course

Monday 29th April 2019, RCoA, London

Book online via the RCoA events pages: https://www.rcoa.ac.uk/education-and-events/developing-world-anaesthesia-0

Once fully booked, you will be placed on the waiting list in case of any cancellations, or given priority booking for future courses.

If you are joining us on the 29th April and are able to make a two-day trip to London, we can highly recommend booking for the:

World Anaesthesia Society Seminar 2019
30th April 2019, Royal College of Anaesthetists
Booking available soon via RCoA events.

Future Courses:

Monday 30th September 2019, RCoA, London

Book online (not yet open) via the RCoA events pages: https://www.rcoa.ac.uk/education-and-events/events


Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol

A course on Developing World Anaesthesia has been running for a long time in Bristol (formerly known as the Frenchay course). The current course has been running in a one-day format since 2011. In 2015, the course also ran at the RCoA in London due to unmet demand for the course in Bristol.

From 2017 onwards, we are running twice yearly courses at the RCoA in London as feedback from faculty and delegates has been very positive for this venue.

Accordingly, our email address and website domain have changed but everything is on redirect so do not panic if you send emails to the southwest gmail account, it will still reach us.

Recently, interest in working as an anaesthetist in the developing world has increased, perhaps due to the inclusion of this type of work in the current Royal College of Anaesthetists Curriculum for a CCT in Anaesthesia (2010). Working in a developing country can now be easily counted towards your training in the UK. We hope that for those planning to take on the challenge of working in the developing world, that this course will provide a useful and stimulating addition to your preparation. The course is suitable for all grades of anaesthetist from junior trainee to consultant.

The course is generously supported by Diamedica, a South West UK based company producing anaesthetic equipment that is used widely in resource poor settings throughout the world, www.diamedica.co.uk.

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