Communication in Anaesthesia SIG

The Communication in Anaesthesia SIG plans to develop workshops and resources and provide guidance to help improve anaesthetists’ skills in all communication related aspects of their work. This includes patient care (for example, needle-phobic patients), working with surgeons and other health professionals, administrators, and the media.

Executive committee

Position

Name

Region

Chair

Dr Andrew Watson

ACT

Member

Dr Marion Andrew

SA

Member

Dr Guy Buchanan

Vic

Member

Dr Andrew Love

NZ

Member

Dr Andrew Robinson

NZ

Member

Dr Allan Cyna

SA

Contact us

For further information, please contact us or visit the ACE website.

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Upcoming ACE events

From multi-day special interest group conferences to evening lectures at the local pub, there's an ACE event for everyone.
19 October 2024 - 20 October 2024 | Adelaide

Join us in Adelaide to explore the theme of 'reaching new heights'.

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27 July 2024 - 28 July 2024 | Sofitel Melbourne on Collins

Join us for the 2024 Melbourne Winter Anaesthetic Meeting at the Sofitel on Collins

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9 November 2024 - 10 November 2024 | Hunter Valley

Join us in the Hunter Valley for the NSW ACE Spring Meeting 2024.

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15 June 2024 | Hilton Hotel Sydney

Join us at the Hilton Hotel Sydney for the NSW ACE Winter Meeting 2024.

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16 August 2024 - 18 August 2024 | Uluru

Save the date for the 2024 Rural SIG meeting to be held at the Voyages Ayers Rock Resort, Uluru...

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30 July 2024 - 3 August 2024 | Thredbo Alpine Hotel

Join us for the "Regional ultrasound scanning workshop for peripheral nerve blocks" from Thursday...

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2 March 2024 - 3 March 2024 | Hobart

Join us for a 'deep dive' into human factors and crisis management, specialist anaesthesia for...

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15 November 2024 - 17 November 2024 | Bunker Bay

2024 WA ACE Country Conference held at the Pullman Resort in Bunker Bay.

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13 March 2024 | Osborne Park

2024 WA ACE Lecture Series will be held once per month in the ANZCA WA Office. This series...

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19 November 2025 - 22 November 2025 | ICC Sydney

Join us in Sydney for the 2025 Tri-Society Cardiac & Thoracic Symposium (3SCTS) in collaboration...

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21 March 2024 | Webinar

Join us for a webinar that sheds light on the various facets of menopause and more specifically...

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22 March 2024 | Brisbane

Case-based discussion series.

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26 March 2024 | The Lion Hotel, North Adelaide

Join us for the SA "Anaphylaxis update" evening meeting

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Last updated 14:56 13.02.2024