This section details AfPP's latest news and appearances in the health media.
19 January 2018 Revised Never Events Policy and Framework
The publication of a new Framework requires providers to take action to bring local policies and procedures in-line with the revised document. The revised Framework will become active upon initiation of the updated 2017-19 NHS Standard Contract on 1 February 2018.
12 January 2018 ODPs invited to have say in future of perioperative workforce
Operating Department Practitioners are invited to an AfPP-led focus group on Friday 23 February in Newcastle as part of a project exploring the future shape of the perioperative team.
11 January 2018 AfPP Heads Perioperative Care Collaborative
The Association for Perioperative Practice has been recently elected to chair the Perioperative Care Collaborative (PCC) for two years from January 2018.
8 December 2017 London Regional Team Hosts Two Energetic Study Days
AfPP Regional Lead Efua Hagan and team have been busy over the past few months, with two engaging study days taking place at Kings College London.
28 November 2017 AfPP Journal of Perioperative Practice to be published by SAGE
London, UK (November 29, 2017). SAGE Publishing today announces that from early 2018 it is to begin publishing the Journal of Perioperative Practice (JPP) on behalf of the Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP).
25 November 2017 Team Supports UK's Largest Patient Safety Event
Patient First took place at ExCel London on Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 November 2017, and the AfPP team were on hand to inspire delegates and meet both new and longstanding members.
10 November 2017 Green Light for National Patient Safety Initiative
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.