South London Anaesthetic Programme


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For more information regarding the South East and South West Anaesthetic Programmes please click on the links below:

South East Programme

South West Programme



Advanced/Special Interest Area Training

South London and KSS have combined their advanced training posts/SIAs to offer all ST6 and ST7 trainees within these regions the chance to apply for and undertake any of the 55 available posts that we offer across 14 different hospitals/trusts. The process for applying for these posts begins in October every year. Please read the ATM booklet carefully before filling out the application form.

Regional Training Days

There is a comprehensive regional training day programme for all stages of training. Regional training days are all advertised on the HEE events calendar. 

South London Study Days Calendar 2022 (Higher Trainees)

         Date                                               Theme                                           Lead Organisers

January (TBC)

JAG Meeting

Trainee Leads

28th February

TIVA Day (Virtual)

Dr Kanika Dua

23rd March

Bariatric Anaesthesia (Virtual

Dr Andrew Mckechnie

20th April

Thoracic Anaesthesia Workshops

Dr George Christodoulides

25th May

Obstetric Anaesthesia Workshops

Dr Claudia Sellers & Dr Kate Fletcher

23rd June

The Final Hurdle, consultant interviews, wellbeing (Virtual)

Dr Sally El-Ghazali

18th July

Management and Leadership for Anaesthetic Trainees (F2F)

Dr Oliver Keane

30th September

CPD Update – Meet the experts topical themes (Virtual)

Dr James Arlidge & Dr L Mackenzie

17th October

Academic Anaesthesia, Journal Club Innovation and QI projects (virtual)

Dr Kariem EI -Boghdadly

23rd Nov

Paediatric Anaesthesia Workshops

Dr Tahzeeb Bhagat

5th Dec

Cardiac Anaesthesia Workshops

Dr Madhu Rao


Please review the information about the curriculum on the RCOA website. This includes the most up to date information about the transition to the new 2021 Curriculum which started in August 2021. 



Please review the information about the Primary and Final FRCA exams on the RCOA website. This includes the most up to date information about the changes to the organisation of the exam that were introduced in response to the covid pandemic. (

There are several exam preparation training days organised for Trainees that are advertised on the events calendar.

Life Long Learning

All trainees should be using the RCOA Life Long Learning Platform. (