Save The Date 2019

The EAAA is delighted to be returning to the beautiful surroundings of Tattersalls, Newmarket for the 2019 Core Topics Meeting on the 7th and 8th of November 2019.

Details to follow in the Spring


If you are an anaesthetist in the East of England and would like to be involved with the meeting in any way please contact

For all trade enquiries please contact


Harold Youngman Prize Winners 2018

25 Submissions were received this year, 13 shortlisted for oral presentation and 12 for poster presentation.

Presentations list 2018

The 2018 judges were:

Oral Prize – Manasi Bhagwat (chair of judges), Rajesh Dumpala & Paul Rolfe

Poster Prize – Siddharth Adyanthaya, Gagan Kohli & Tanya Smith



First Prize & Harold Youngman Medal

Sarah Chetcuti  An intensive care unit’s report on development of an in-situ simulation programme and its impact on human factors and ergonomics in the workplace


Second Prize

Romit Samanta Romit-Samanta-Decanting-SaltDecanting the Salt out of the (Data) Swamp


Third Prize

Henry O’Connor Difficult Airway Video Experience


Highly Commended

Alice Webb Capnography monitoring in recovery


Poster Prize

Sam Polding Transfusion thresholds in adult critically ill patients

Harold Youngman Prize Winners 2017

21 Submissions were received this year, 11 shortlisted for oral presentation and 10 for poster presentation.

Presentations List 2017

The 2017 judges were:

Oral Prize – Mike Hudspith, Janet Pickett & Mark Stoker (chair of judges)

Poster Prize – Emma Chan, Anita Patil & Chris Sharpe



First Prize & Harold Youngman Medal

Katharina Kohler & Daniel Stubbs Measures of anaesthetic dosing in elective orthopaedic patients


Second Prize

Susan Stevenson The Ideal Body Weight Calculator (IBW) A Completed Audit Cycle


Third Prize

Basil Nourallah Improving pre-operative peripheral nerve block provision in neck of femur fracture patients


Poster Prize

Peter Cooke Audit Adherence to the Magnificent Seven Care Bundle on Antimicrobial usage

Harold Youngman Prize Winners 2016

28 Submissions were received this year. Oral prize judges were Ian Driver, Ipswich and John Deloughry, Peterborough. Poster prize judges were Jonathan Payne, Norwich and Kate Berkshire, Peterborough.


First Prize & Harold Youngman Medal

Mark Plummer, Clinical Fellow, NCCU, CUHFT



Second Prize

Joel Chin, Specialist Trainee, Luton & Dunstable NHS Trust



Third Prize

S Samad, Core Trainee, QEH, King’s Lynn



Highly Commended (oral)

Sophie Kelly, Medical Student, Cambridge University



Poster Prize Winner

Anna Hutton, Specialist Trainee, NNUH



Highly Commended (poster)

Emma Lang, Medical Student, Cambridge University





Trade Sponsorship and Support 2016

The East Anglian Association of Anaesthetists is extremely grateful to the companies that provide sponsorship and support to our educational event. It is through this ongoing support that our non-profit making organisation can continue to stage the Core Topics Meeting and provide an annual prize for trainees in the East of England. The companies supporting our event are listed below :

Company Representative(s)
Ambu Zuzanna Cikorska & Ben Greenwood
Baxter Michael Little & Kirsty Mitchell
Bbraun Keith Derwent, Tanya Cooper & Mark Jessop
CSL Behring Ann McDonnell
Fannin Jo Pilsworth
GE Healthcare Joshua Chater
Intersurgical Paul Wasmuth
MDU Nina Vaseer, Gary Pagram & Ruth Burgoin
MSD Tremayne Rutherford
Pajunk Jeremy Langley
Pentland Medical Jamie Munro
Proact Medical Julian Wilkinson
Smiths Medical Geraldine Fox, Adam Murby & Dawn Grainger
Vygon Tom Martin & Mike Saracino
Wesleyan Medical Peter Shanley & Vic Mortlock

EAAA Newsletter – Volume 2

EAAA President, Janet Pickett, has this week published volume 2 of the newsletter. The newsletter includes a review of the 2015 meeting, including the Harold Youngman Prizewinning abstract from Kim Wild, and details of the forthcoming 2016 Meeting.

Newsletter – Volume 2 

Registration for the 2016 meeting is now open and the deadline for prize entries is fast approaching – remember the first prize is awarded the Harold Youngman Medal and £500.