COVID-19 Series: ICU – what has changed? – Episode 49: This episode will focus on the ICU experience of the second wave, looking at what hospitals are seeing right now, and what has changed from the first wave of the pandemic.
Date and time: Thu 5 Nov 2020 from 12:30pm to 1:15pm
We will hear first-hand accounts from Dr Alison Pittard OBE, Dean of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine and consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, and Dr Gary Masterson, Past-President of the Intensive Care Society and consultant in Critical Care Medicine at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.
Chaired by Professor Nik Patel, consultant cardiologist at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust and chair of the RSM’s Academic Board, the discussion will cover current mortality rates, the impact of new treatments, challenges in ventilator capacity, the impact of the second wave on staff and services, as well as predictions for the winter.
Dr Alison Pittard OBE
Dean, Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine and consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Dr Gary Masterson
Past-President, Intensive Care Society and consultant in Critical Care Medicine, Royal Liverpool University Hospital
Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker’s organisations.
Special rates for difficult times
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s COVID-19 online events are available free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.
This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.
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