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Our Specialties

– Anaesthetics
– Clinical Radiology (Imaging)
– Emergency Medicine
– Medicine
– Obstetrics and Gynaecology
– Paediatrics
– Specialist and Oral Surgery
– Surgery
– Trauma and Orthopaedics

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Our Specialties: Anaesthetics

Working with our surgical team, the Anaesthetics department provide pain management services to enhance patient care during surgery.

 

Services within the Anaesthetic Division include:

  • Obstetric Anaesthesia (a 24 hour obstetric epidural service is provided with a dedicated obstetric anaesthetist at all times)
  • Orthopaedic and Trauma Anaesthesia
  • Chronic & Acute Pain
  • Maxillofacial Anaesthesia
  • Ophthalmic Anaesthesia
  • Intensive Care Management
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Day Surgery

 

Local Teaching

There is regular local teaching in Anaesthetics and Intensive care, alongside OSCE and viva practice for the Primary and Final FRCA.

 

Other Educational Events/ Opportunities

Journal Club - runs weekly

 

Sub-Specialty Opportunities

  • Bariatrics and Vascular anaesthesia
  • Higher pain training

 

Supervision

More than 90% of our elective lists are supervised. We have experienced educational and clinical supervisors.

 

Exam Support

There are regular OSCE and viva sessions for those approaching their exams. Study leave is nearly always approved for revision courses.

 

Facilities Available

We have a dedicated seminar room for training/teaching and IT access for trainees.

 



Dr Rob Menzies
   

The College Tutor

Dr Rob Menzies has worked at ASPH since 2008. Since then he has run the local teaching program as well as being Lead for Simulation in the trust. He took over being college tutor in September 2015.

 

From the Trainees' Perspective

"There is a very helpful and friendly atmosphere here at ASPH. We as trainees are very well supported with regular departmental teaching. There is a wide exposure to different anaesthetic techniques and patients. The rota here allows for a good work-life balance and working here has been enjoyable."

Dr Deep Shah CT1 Anaesthetics

 

Further information about this specialty can be found at:
http://www.ashfordstpeters.nhs.uk/anaesthetics

 

About the Trust

We are the largest provider of acute hospital services in Surrey, serving a population of more than 380,000 people in the boroughs of Runnymede, Spelthorne, Woking and parts of Elmbridge, Hounslow, Surrey Heath and beyond.

Ashford Hospital

Ashford Hospital is situated on the A30 to the west of London, close to the junction 13 of the M25 and Heathrow Airport.

London Road, Ashford,
Surrey, TW15 3AA

Switchboard: 01784 884488

St Peter's Hospital

St. Peterís Hospital, Chertsey is situated in parkland between Woking and Chertsey near junction 11 of the M25.

Guildford Road, Chertsey,
Surrey, KT16 0PZ

Switchboard: 01932 872000