APAGBI Annual Scientific Meeting






Programme: Friday 13 May 2022  


09.00  Session 5. Registrars’ Prize   The Assembly Room

Chair: Chris Gildersleve

Oral Presentations (Click on abstract number to access abstract)
Each presentation is scheduled to be 8 minutes long, with 3 minutes for questions and discussion 
O1      Are paediatric anaesthetists costing the earth?
M. Kerr, Newcastle Upon Tyne NHS FT 
O2      Improving difficult paediatric intravenous access in a tertiary children's hospital.
C. Abeysekera, NHS Bristol
O3      Paracetamol dosing in hospitalised children - a national survey.
J. Craske, Alder Hey Children’s NHS FT 
O4    A comparison of age-banded and weight-based oral paracetamol dosing in hospitalised children.
K. Wright, St Helens And Knowsley NHS 
O5    Use of virtual reality (VR) experience and gaming to improve anxiety and patient experience during induction of general anaesthesia. phase 2: refinement through a pdsa cycle to generate our ‘how to’ guide at Birmingham Children’s Hospital, UK.
D. Lee, Birmingham Children's Hospital
O6    Come to the PARTy!: An educational programme improving quality in post-anaesthesia care of children.
V. Whittaker, NHS Oxford
O7   CASAP Organisational Survey - A National Survey of Structural Indicators of Quality Care for Children Undergoing Emergency Abdominal Surgery in Hospitals in the United Kingdom.
A.Selman, Evelina Children’s Hospital 

10.30   Break, Posters and Exhibition: Lower Hall

11.00  Session 6. Paediatric Anxiety Management  

Chair: Karen Bartholomew 

Living With Autism 

Jamie and Lion

Managing Periop Anxiety.

Richard Martin
Consultant Anaesthetist and Honorary Associate Professor, Great Ormond Street Hospital For Children and UCL

Children With Complex Needs - A multidisciplinary challenge.

Nadia Ladak, Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist,
Sheffield Children's NHS Trust

12.30  Lunch, Posters and Exhibition         Lower Hall

13.30  Session 7. Sustainability in Paeds   

Chair: Steve Froom

Applying COP26 to Anaesthesia

Justin Skowno, Senior Staff Specialist in Paediatric Anaesthesia, Associate Professor (Conjoint), University of Sydney
Director of Research, Department of Anaesthesia, The Children’s at Westmead, Australia

Can We be Green in Paediatric Anaesthesia?

Jayne Sutherland, Clinical Fellow, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

How Can Regional Organisations Contribute to Making Anaesthesia Sustainable

Frank Swinton, Consultant in Anaesthesia, Airedale NHS Trust, Climate Change Lead, West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership

15.00  Break, Posters and Exhibition

15.15  Session 8. The Big Catch-up  

Chair: Felicity Howard 

‘Children’s Acute Surgical Abdomen Programme (CASAP): What have we learnt?'

Amaki Sogbodjor, Consultant in Anaesthesia, Great Ormond Street Hospital

Operational Delivery Networks

Simon Courtman
Consultant in Anaesthesia, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust

Recovery of Children’s Surgical Services 

Professor Simon Kenny, Consultant in Paediatric Surgery, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool


16.45  Close


Thank you to the support of our exhibitors, located in the Lower Hall






Richard Martin

Nadia Ladak

Justin Skowno

Jayne Sutherland

Frank Swinton


Amaki Sogbodjor

Simon Courtman

Simon Kenny