Courses around the UK offer offer training in paediatric anaesthesia and critical care.

A selection of such courses are listed below. Please let us know of any courses you would like added to this page - 

Financial Support for Virtual Educational Meetings for Paediatric Anaesthesia

The APA is offering financial support for virtual educational meetings. Please read the proposal and application forms below for more information.

Proposal for financial support for virtual educational meetings
Application form for financial support

Other Courses of Interest

Applied Ultrasound in Anaesthesia

We are pleased to advise that the next 'Applied Ultrasound in Anaesthesia' course will be held on Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th October 2022 at the Low Wood Hotel in Windermere.

Please see the poster and application form downloads below for further information. 

This is the most established Ultrasound course in the Northwest which focuses on Applied Ultrasound Guided Anaesthesia, not just Regional Anaesthesia.

To reserve a place please complete the application form and return it to me by email, payment can be made by debit/credit card or bank transfer. To make payment please contact me directly via details in the application form

The above well established course, now in it's 16th year is taught by a faculty of Consultants from the North West. Course places are limited to ensure small groups and enable maximal hands on scanning experience. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require any further details.

June Page
Course co-ordinator

SonoAnaesthesia Course Flyer
Applied Ultrasound in Anaesthesia - Application form

RCOA CPD Approved Events

There are usually a selection of approved paediatric events amongst the CPD diary which is updated weekly.

Paediatric Anaesthesia

14th Paediatric Anaesthesia Meeting

16th September 2022, Holywell Park, Loughborough, LE11 3GR

We invite all Consultant & Trainee Anaesthetists with an interest in paediatric anaesthesia, ODPs and paediatric nurses to this well established and popular event. A range of current clinical and research topics will be covered by visiting international and national experts


  • Paediatric airway management: what changed in the last decade? - Walid Habre, Geneva .
  • Anaesthesia for Paediatric Thoracic Surgery - Jonathan Smith, Newcastle Freeman Hospital .
  • Outcomes in paediatric anaesthesia: what should we measure? - Walid Habre , Geneva .
  • Communication with children - Andreas Machotta, Rotterdam .
  • Massive transfusion and haemostasis in children - Andreas Machotta, Rotterdam .
  • Ethical dilemmas in paediatric care and PICU - Joe Brierley, GOSH .
  • New and Updated Patient Information Resources for Paediatric Anaesthesia - Karen Bartholomew, Calderdale and Huddersfield .
  • Practical TIVA: Tips and Tricks - Peter Brooks, Chelsea and Westminster .
  • In MRI no one can hear you scream: an update in practice - Ritchie Marcus, BCH

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Great Ormond Street Hospital Paediatric Difficult Airway Course

Date: 7th November 2022

Location: Doubletree by Hilton 92 Southampton Row London WC1B 4BH

The GOSH Paediatric Difficult Airway Course is aimed at anaesthetic consultants and trainees who wish to develop, improve and update their skills in the management of children with difficult airways. The focus of the day is to give you hands on experience and to share our expertise. Airway specialist consultant paediatric anaesthetists will present short lectures before you have the opportunity to practice with difficult airway devices and techniques. The management of real paediatric difficult airway cases will be discussed in small groups giving everyone a chance to share experiences.

Places: 30

Cost: £250

Course organiser: Dr Jamuna Navaratnarajah

Event contact:

CPD accreditation: 5 CPD credits (pending approval)

SAFE Paediatrics UK course

The course covers anaesthesia for common elective and emergency conditions in children, pain management, fluid resuscitation, newborn and paediatric life support and paediatric trauma management.

Courses can be found on the pages


Royal London 21st Annual Education Day in Paediatric Anaesthesia

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Save the Date November 15th 2022

APAGBI Engagement and Update Event. Monday Sept 21, 10:30-11:30

We have felt it important to update you on events over the last year and also plans for the near future. This event will give you a chance to hear the news and also an opportunity to submit any questions you would like us to address for you. Please send those via social media or to 

Please click on the link below to register for this free event: 


Birmingham Paediatric Airway Course

25th March 2020

The one-day course is based around practical aspects of airway management in children, and is designed to be relevant to anaesthetists, intensivists or emergency department doctors.

Simulation Courses

Managing Emergencies in Paediatric Anaesthesia (MEPA)

MEPA Courses Nationwide

Trainees and consultants in the UK can develop management strategies for emergencies in paediatric anaesthesia using high-fidelity simulation.

MEPA at Sheffield

At Sheffield Children’s Hospital we run our anaesthetic simulation program within the clinical environment.  For our MEPA courses we use either the anaesthetic area of our MRI suite or our theatres. We run trainee courses every 3 months for our in-house trainees.  For candidates from outside the deanery there is a charge of £120. 

MEPA at Oxford

We run this one-day simulation course at Oxford Children's Hospital in our high fidelity suite, OxStar. It is led by experienced paediatric anaesthetists and we run both MEPA For Trainees and MEPA For Consultants courses.

MEPA at Birmingham

MEPA courses are run regularly by faculty from Birmingham Children's Hospital.


We run this one-day simulation course on a monthly basis at Great Ormond Street in our high fidelity suite. It is led by experienced paediatric anaesthetists and we run both MEPA For Trainees and MEPA For Consultants courses.