Read the latest news and updates from the Association and our members in the perioperative community.
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10 July 2018 NHS England curb on use of Mesh operations
NHS England curb on use of Mesh operations
Immediate Past President Mona Guckian Fisher has been appointed as President of the International Federation of Perioperative Nurses (IFPN).
Williams review into gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare
4 June 2018 Wrong Finger Operated on
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, which runs three hospitals, reported six "never events" in 2017-2018.
The Surgical Care Practitioner Core Syllabus (first edition) provides an academic tool for those wishing to develop the surgical care practitioner role. It is to be used in conjunction with the Surgical Care Practitioner Curriculum Framework published by the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCSEng) in 2014
20 April 2018 New Position Statement on Surgical First Assistant Role
The Perioperative Care Collaborative has this week released a new position statement on the advanced role of Surgical First Assistant.
In recent weeks, AfPP President Adrian Jones and Past President Mona Guckian Fisher attended the AORN Global Surgical Conference and Expo in New Orleans, Louisiana. The 65th annual event, “Embracing Action: Mind Body Spirit” saw more than 10,000 delegates and trade partners attending from across the globe.
The Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP) is this year inviting perioperative practitioners from across the UK to attend its Residential Conference, with places available to members for only £60 per day of education.
Applications to study nursing in England have fallen for a second year, dropping by a third since the Government removed bursaries in 2017 requiring nurses and midwives to pay £9,000 a year in fees.
13 February 2018 HILDA MEARS AWARD 2017
AfPP Volunteer Award 2017 recipients, Silkroad Surgery for Children recently sent a medical team to Myanmar on an education exchange mission to provide surgery to children of families in need.