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14 April 2022 10 FREE AfPP Conference Tickets for First Time Attendees - Apply Now!

We are giving away 10 FREE tickets to #AfPPConf2022 for First Time Attendees! This award is open to AfPP Members who want to attend our Annual Conference for the first time. It is designed to assist with funding for those who haven't been able to attend in previous years.

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11 April 2022 Fifth Edition of Standards and Recommendations for Safe Perioperative Practice Now Available in Print and Online

The fifth edition of AfPP’s benchmark publication has been revised and updated for 2022. Following the launch of the Standards and Recommendations Online in January, the printed version is now also available to buy.

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31 March 2022 Introducing Our New Student Representative...

Katie Stonall has been selected as the 2022/2023 Student Representative for AfPP.

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3 March 2022 An Update to Our Membership Terms: April 2022 Prices

At AfPP, we've always been committed to providing access to affordable education and support to help practitioners progress their careers whilst enhancing patient safety and the quality of perioperative care. From 1 April 2022, our membership prices are changing. This is our first price change in seven years.

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21 February 2022 60 FREE Student Tickets Available for AfPP Annual Conference 2022 - Apply Now

All perioperative students are now invited to apply for a free pair of tickets to the AfPP Annual Conference 2022. This award is designed to help students access the learning and networking opportunities they need to kickstart their perioperative career. Applications close at 5pm on Monday 4 April.

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9 February 2022 One-piece Guedel Airways Colour Compliance

It is important to check the sizes and colour coding of your One-piece Guedel Airways.

New ISO5364:2016 standards were introduced regarding One-piece Guedel Airways at the end of October 2021.

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9 February 2022 What’s It Like Being an Apprentice ODP? Testimonials from University of Bolton Students

We’re proud of the diverse range of experience and skills within our perioperative community. To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week (7th – 13th February 2022), we spoke to the University of Bolton about their BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice Degree Apprenticeship course.

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7 February 2022 How Can Apprentice ODP Programmes Help Combat Staff Shortages in Theatres? A Case Study from UHDB

To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week (7th – 13th February 2022), the team at the University Hospitals of Derby and Burton (UHDB) have shared their approach to developing a workforce for the future by running an Apprentice ODP programme.

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