We are pleased to be supporting the JPOAC 2019 – Joint Peninsula Obstetric & Anaesthetic Conference – on 28th March 2019 at Sandy Park Conference Centre, Exeter, Devon.11

Formed in 2008, the Peninsular Obstetric Anaesthetics Group (POAG) is a UK-based regional network supporting obstetrics anaesthetists within the Southwest of the UK. It is a specialist group supporting best practice and CME within Obstetric Anaesthesia and holds regular annual regional meetings which all interested parties are welcome to attend. Trainees are welcome as are poster/presentation submissions relevant to the sub-speciality.

The timetable of events (subject to change) can be found below and you can book your place here:

0830-0855 Registration and Coffee Dr. James Garwood – Anaesthetic StR
0855-0900 Welcome Dr. Nikki Melia – Obstetric StR
Session 1    
0900-0930 Consent and capacity in labour Mr. Tim Hookway, Consultant Obstetrician
0930-1000 The right to decline treatment Mr. Jonathan Hindley, Consultant Obstetrician
1000-1030 Microbiology Dr. Marina Morgan, Consultant Microbiologist
1030-1045 COFFEE  
1045-1115 Blood Conservation Dr. Cathy Ralph, Consultant Anaesthetist
1115-1145 Medico-legal perspectives and cautionary tales in Obstetrics and Anaesthesia Dr. Catherine Wills, Medical Defence Union
1145-1215 Cardiac disease in pregnancy Dr. Neil Muchatuta, Consultant Anaesthetist
1215-1315 Obesity Miss. Imogen Montague, Consultant Obstetrician
1315-1415 LUNCH (Poster presentations 1400-1415)  
Session 2    
1415-1500 Mothers in Law: Litigation in Obstetric Anaesthesia Dr. David Bogod, Consultant Anaesthetist
1500-1540 Maternal Request for Caesarean Section Prof. Robert Freeman, Consultant Obstetrician
    Mr. Ben Peyton-Jones, Consultant Obstetrician
1540-1555 TEA  
1555-1625 What can the Interventional Radiologist offer in the management of post-partum haemorrhage? Dr. Richard Guinness, Consultant Radiologist
1625-1705 Global Surgery Mr. Ed MacLaren, Consultant Obstetrician
1705-1735 Trainee Presentations Dr. Cathryn Matthews, Consultant Anaesthetist
1735-1745 Prizes and CLOSE  
1745-1830 Drinks Bar

For more information or to book an appointment in the meantime, please contact us on 01268 297710. We look forward to seeing you there.