This section details AfPP's latest news and appearances in the health media.
10 November 2017
The Safety Initiative Group for National Signage (SIGNS), in partnership with AfPP, has this month launched the first part of its national study into emergency response in the perioperative environment.
6 November 2017
6 November 2017 Looking Ahead to Patient First 2017
The UK’s largest national event for healthcare and patient safety professionals, Patient First, returns to ExCel London on Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 November 2017.
A UK-wide project is underway to explore the possibility of enabling ODPs to use PGDs to supply or administer medicines
The Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP) through its training Academy has recently supported Wye Valley NHS Trust in Herefordshire to deliver whole team training, including the importance of the WHO checklist in ensuring patient safety.
28 September 2017 Accelerated Clinical Endoscopist Training Programe
Working with the Joint Advisory Committee on GI Endoscopy (JAG), Health Education England (HEE) is rolling out a new, accelerated training programme to train suitably qualified registered health professionals to perform safe diagnostic procedures in either upper GI endoscopy or flexible sigmoidoscopy.
18 September 2017 New Sepsis Quality Standard
AfPP are pleased to announce that the sepsis quality standard has been published on the NICE website.
The date was set, the venue booked, industry partners engaged, education planned and delegates invited. All that was needed now was a mass attack of energy, enough energy to keep 300 delegates, volunteers, Board members and HQ team connected and buzzing for two whole days and beyond! The remit was to empower everyone to go back to their workplace and distribute their energy, share their experiences and communicate how fabulous the 2017 Residential event had been and what an amazing organisation we are.
Resources to support safe transition from the Luer connector to NRFit™ for intrathecal and epidural procedures, and delivery of regional blocks
18 July 2017 IHEEM 2017 Regional Conference and Exhibition
IHEEM 2017 Regional Conference and Exhibition