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BARNA Talks: Education and Revalidation

Sat 30 January 2016 to Sat 30 January 2016

Whether you are a manager or nurse working in anaesthetics / PACU this meeting will be valuable to you. The sessions will be informal and interactive.


RCN Perioperative Forum Workshop

Fri 26 February 2016 to Fri 26 February 2016

Perioperative Nursing: Back to the future

This one day workshop, sponsored by Ecolab, is essential for all nurses and health care professionals caring for patients through surgery including pre-, intra- and post-operative phases.


Registrarion for the WCNA Conference 2016 is now OPEN

Fri 13 May 2016 to Mon 16 May 2016

Join us for the World Congress of Nurse Anesthetists taking place in Glasgow, UK at the famous Clyde Auditorium on the 13th – 16th May 2016. 

At this congress the International Federation of Nurse Anesthetists (IFNA) will be working in collaboration with the British Anaesthetic and Recovery Nurses Association (BARNA) to develop a stimulating scientific programme focusing on airway management, obstetrics and pain management. 

Annual Conference 2015

Thank you all for joining us at our annual conference on Friday 19th June, 2015 at the Royal York Hotel, York. Pictures from the conference can be seen on our Facebook page.

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Message from the chair: Winter 2016

Winter may seem to have come with a vengeance but let’s look towards the early summertime in Scotland! I hope that many of you are thinking of reserving your place at the WCNA 2016 (World Congress of Nurse Anaesthetists) 13th – 16th May 2016. Read on →

Nepal Earthquake Appeal Continues

The powerful earthquake hit Nepal on 25th April 2015. Thousands of people have been reported killed and thousands more injured and without homes. You can help.    

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