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Adam Cairns

Posted on 22 January 2015 by Chris Juniper

Adam Cairns Over the years, I’ve interviewed lots and lots of public sector executives. Often they’re worried about how they will sound when an interview is written up and they […]

Collaborative Educational Development: learning together to enhance our students’ learning experiences.

Posted on 25 November 2014 by Chris Juniper

Building on our introductory email and Skype conversations, it was wonderful to meet UNAM’s Educational Development team (Dr Kavena Shalyefu and Prof Kasanda) face-to-face and to share stories, experiences and […]

Professor John Bligh

Posted on 30 June 2014 by Jeff Clark

Article by Marc Thomas, Journalist and Publisher Twitter @iammarcthomas Professor John Bligh is a man with a lot of responsibility. Dean of Medicine and Head of the School of Medicine […]

Sue Jenkins

Posted on 25 June 2014 by Jeff Clark

Sue Jenkins is Acting Senior Lecturer in the Department of Anaesthetics, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine. The ‘Acting’ part of her title means that she is building her University and […]

Impact: Rumney and Shiyala Primary Schools work together

Posted on 18 June 2014 by Jeff Clark

Report by Rumney Headmistress Ann Evans Being involved with the charity ‘Mothers of Africa’ is proving to be such a rewarding experience for Rumney Primary School! We now have an […]

Impact: Environmentally Sustainable Healthcare

Posted on 11 June 2014 by Jeff Clark

If something is important, get involved and get it done.    Have you seen Dr Felicity  'Flick' Hughes, an FY2, busying herself in operating theatres in Cardiff and Vale University Health […]

Impact: The Size of Sepsis in Wales

Posted on 9 June 2014 by Jeff Clark

A report by Gemma Ellis In the UK sepsis is estimated to be responsible for the deaths of 37,000 people every year and to cost the NHS £2.5 billion. For […]

Gemma Ellis

Posted on 3 June 2014 by Jeff Clark

Like many people in the Department of Anaesthetics, Intensive Care and Critical Care Medicine, Gemma Ellis is juggling lots of hats. On the one hand, she’s a consultant nurse. On […]

June is Impact Month

Posted on 3 June 2014 by Jeff Clark

So then, of course it's not about brownie points, impact factor publications, happy sheets, or money in and money out, its really about making a difference in peoples' lives. We […]

Innovative Teaching

Posted on 20 May 2014 by Jeff Clark

The department has been involved in teaching using simulation for many years.  A large amount of anaesthetic practice is focussed on skills development.  Postgraduate trainees use simulation to develop bronchoscopic […]