ICS Education: Tracheostomy in the COVID era

ICS Education: Tracheostomy in the COVID era
This webinar will highlight a number of U.K. and international projects that have produced guidance for the varied multidisciplinary staff involved in tracheostomy care, explaining the principles, resources and evidence available to guide best practice.

The first results from the U.K. COVIDtrach audit will be presented and discussed along with national experts discussing the implications for staff at the bedside in caring for and rehabilitating some of our most complex patients.


Shondipon Laha
Chair of the Division of Education ICS
Consultant in Critical Care and Anaesthesia, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals


Tony Jacob
ENT-UK (Chair of COVID-19 tracheostomy working group)
ENT & Head and Neck Consultant, Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust
Talk: ENT-UK on the COVIDtrach audit

Dr Brendan A. McGrath
NHS England & NHS Improvement (National Clinical Advisor for Tracheostomy)
National Tracheostomy Safety Project (Chair)
Talk: UK consensus guidance and multidisciplinary toolkit

Katie Whittle
Safety Programme Manager for North West Coast Patient Safety Collaborative (which delivers the National Patient Safety Improvement Programmes)
Talk: Supporting trusts through patient safety collaboratives

Nicky Ashby (RCN)
Royal College of Nursing (Head of Learning and Practice Development)
Talk: Talking about what this means for nurses - ICU nurses and those called upon to help out in unfamiliar territory

Sarah Wallace
Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists (Chair, Tracheostomy Clinical Excellence Network, RCSLT COVID-19 Advisory Group member)
Consultant Speech & Language Therapist, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Talk: On the problems COVID-19 disease brings for rehabilitation

This is a free webinar that has been funded by charitable donations. If you are not a member and would like to donate to support these events then please go to https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/CriticalAgainstCovid19.

This webinar will be shared on zoom and a recording of the webinar will be available soon afterwards. You will receive joining instructions once you have registered. 
6/11/2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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