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9 December 2021 AfPP President, John Dade, Appointed to CPOC Board

We are delighted to announce that John Dade, President of the Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP), has been appointed to the Centre for Perioperative Care (CPOC) Board.

news image - Is surgical smoke plume the most overlooked hazard in operating theatres? AfPP launch nationwide survey

2 December 2021 Is surgical smoke plume the most overlooked hazard in operating theatres? AfPP launch nationwide survey

The Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP) has launched an anonymous survey in a bid to better understand the health risks associated with exposure to surgical smoke plume, and the policies currently in place to minimise these risks within UK operating theatres.

news image - A Day In The Life of... A Clinical Education Facilitator

30 November 2021 A Day In The Life of... A Clinical Education Facilitator

Your perioperative career path can be varied, challenging and hugely rewarding. Today, we are taking a look at a day in the life of a Clinical Education Facilitator.

news image - A Day In The Life of... A (Mature) Student ODP

25 November 2021 A Day In The Life of... A (Mature) Student ODP

Your perioperative career path can be varied, challenging and hugely rewarding. Today, we are taking a look at a day in the life of a Student ODP during their Anaesthetics and Recovery placement.

news image - Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust crowned winners of the  Green Surgery Challenge 2021

23 November 2021 Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust crowned winners of the Green Surgery Challenge 2021

The Green Surgery Challenge 2021 was an opportunity for the UK's surgical community to recognise the value of sustainable healthcare for surgical conditions and help the NHS meet its commitment to achieve net zero by 2040. An emergency and general surgery team from Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust (LTHT) were crowned the winning team.

news image - A Day in the Life of… A Volunteer Nurse in an Emergency Field Hospital

17 November 2021 A Day in the Life of… A Volunteer Nurse in an Emergency Field Hospital

Your perioperative career path can be varied, challenging and hugely rewarding. Today, we are taking a look at a day in the life of a volunteer nurse in an emergency field hospital.

news image - Chlorhexidine for Skin Cleansing in Neonates - NPPG

25 October 2021 Chlorhexidine for Skin Cleansing in Neonates - NPPG

Chlorhexidine for Skin Cleansing in Neonates - NPPG

news image - BOAST - The Safe Use of Intraoperative Tourniquets

11 October 2021 BOAST - The Safe Use of Intraoperative Tourniquets

BOAST - The Safe Use of Intraoperative Tourniquets

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