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Dear APA Members 

Update 22nd March 2020

The COVID-19  pandemic continues to escalate around the world. The Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine, the Intensive Care Society, the Association of Anaesthetists and the Royal College of Anaesthetists have provided a single-stop hub for information on COVID-19, this may be found here:


The Association of Anaesthetists has provided Open Access to the COVID-19 Webinar they hosted last weekend:


With the help of the Pediatric Anesthesia journal the APA has joined with the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia (SPA), the European Society for Paediatric Anaesthesiology (ESPA) and the Society for Paediatric Anaesthesia in New Zealand and Australia (SPANZA) to provide a combined information hub of information for clinicians, healthcare professionals, parents and carers.  This is hosted on the SPA website here:


APA Council wishes you all the best for the coming weeks and months.  Please stay safe, look after yourselves and your colleagues as inevitably many of us will be working outside our familiar comfort zone as we seek to provide the best care we possibly can to all our patients.

APAGBI Council


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