WAIT 2011 : The Rose Bowl, Southampton (21st October 2011)

WAIT 2011 was held at The Rose Bowl, Southampton on Friday 21st October 2011. It was attended by 70 anaesthetists from across the region as well as college tutors and the training program directors. Lectures from leaders in the field were given on Matching Michigan, Human Factors, Patient Safety and Preparing for the Consultant Interview. Trainees had the opportunity to enter the poster competition and five gave oral presentations. The afternoon was finished off with some lively debates.

Trainee Presentations

Oral presentations :-

Poster presentations :-


The Rose Bowl
Botley Road
West End
SO30 3XH

Phone: 023 8047 2002

Email: enquiries@rosebowlplc.com
Website : The Rose Bowl (now the Ageas Bowl)


08:30 - 08:50
Arrival, Registration & Refreshments

08:50 - 09:00
Welcome & Introduction

09:00 - 09:45
"Matching Michigan in the UK"
Dr Mark Patten - An Intensivist in Luton and one of the main champions of the Matching Michigan campaign. Also involved with Human Factors and other bodies. He will speak on how to make a difference from a clinician's point of view and show us some of the results of the campaign

09:45 - 10:30
"Human Factors in Airway Management in Light of NAP4"
Dr Chris Frerk - One of the authors of NAP4 with an interest in human factors and airway management. He will talk on the impact of human factors in the light of the NAP4 results and how to take it forward in terms of our training

10:30 - 10:50
Tea & Coffee, Poster Judging

10:50 - 11:35
"Patient Safety - what can national organisers do?"
Mr Charlie McLaughlan - Director of professional standards at the Royal College of Anaesthetists, member of the Safe Anaesthesia Liaison Group and heavily involved with the RCoA safety programmes.

11:35 - 11:50
"A non clinical OOPE"
Dr Duncan McPherson

11:50 - 12:00
"Human factors training in Wessex"
Dr Jeremy Nightingale

12:00 - 12:15
"Trainee Update"
Dr Ian Mettam & Dr Fran Haigh

12:15 - 13:10
Lunch & Poster Judging

13:10 - 14:10
Trainee presentations (Judges - Dr Paul Spargo, Dr Dan Dalgleish & Dr Jane Goddard)

14:10 - 15:00
"Preparing for the Consultant Interview"
Dr Jonathan Harrison - Consultant anaesthetist in Portsmouth with an interest in the medical interview process. The creator and now a regular speaker at the GAT Consultant interview seminar. Talking on CV building and planning for applications for consultant posts

15:00 - 15:30
Out of Programme Experience
"Cambodia" Dr Juliette Kemp
"AMREF" Dr Renee Ford

15:30 - 15:50
Tea & Coffee

15:50 - 16:50
Pro-con debates:

"This house believes that in light of projected discrepancies between consultant posts and CCT holders that trainees should be prepared to consider non-consultant grade posts"
Dr Sean Santos, Associate Specialist & Dr Jonathan Chambers, Consultant & College Tutor

"This house believes that in the current economic climate with increasing pressure to save money that trainees should be prepared to contribute more financially to their training"
Dr Jessica Wiggins & Dr Sheona Chapman

16:50 - 17:00
Trainee Prizes, Certificates & Close


A3 Promotional Poster here (pdf).

Programme (Colour booklet) here (pdf).




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Organisation : Anne-Marie Bougeard

Organisation : Jessica Wiggins

Speakers : Duncan McPherson

Treasurer : Andrew Vaughton

Sponsors : James Walker

Sponsors : Renee Ford

Website & Registration : Timothy Hanham