AAGBI Seminar: The Anaesthetist and the Environment

Tuesday, June 16, 2009 - 09:00 - 15:40

The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAGBI) welcomes the publication of the NHS Carbon Reduction Strategy, and is delighted to be able to offer a new seminar on ‘The Anaesthetist and the Environment’ organised by Professor Sneyd which will address this increasingly important topic. The seminar brings together a number of world-class speakers and experts in the field.


10:00 Registration and coffee

10:20 Introduction
Prof Rob Sneyd, Plymouth

10:30 Reducing environmental health effects in the provision of healthcare
Mr Jamie Page, Chief Executive, The Cancer Prevention & Education Society, London

11:15 Taking global warming seriously
Prof Hugh Montgomery, London

12:00 Children are a product of their environment
Dr Gavin Ten Tusscher, Chairman, Health Care Without Harm, Europe
12:45 Discussion

13:00 Lunch

14:00 Managing waste from a surgical environment: developing effective practices
Dr Terry Tudor & Dr Anne Woolridge, University of Northampton

14:45 Plan A for the NHS – Engineering sound environmental principles into the health service: knowledge into action
Dr David Pencheon, NHS Sustainable Development Unit
Ms Rachel Stancliffe & Dr Frances Mortimer, The Campaign for Greener Healthcare, Oxford

15:45 Combining environmental awareness with the practice of anaesthesia
Dr Alan McGlennan, Hampstead

16:30 Discussion

16:40 Depart


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