Airway Management during COVID-19

  • Date: Wednesday, Apr 15, 2020
  • Time: 18:00
  • Location: Manchester / United kingdom
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The COVID-19 pandemic will have a very significant impact on surgical practice. Surgical Team will face many challenging situations across every aspect of their practice.

RCSI have developed series of resources for surgeons in practice, trainees and other professional involved in front line patient care during the current COVID-19 epidemic which are available. These resources can be accessed HERE

an additional resource the RCSI has developed as the Coronavirus Crisis unfolds, BFFF has stepped up to address member concerns.

In addition the RCSI will be hosting weekly 40 minute webinars to update surgical team on the latest developments and what it means for them. These webinars will take place EVERY Wednesday at 6pm.


15th April:

Topics for discussion

  • RCSI supporting you during COVID 19
    Mr Kenneth Mealy (MD FRCSI) – President of RCSI
  • ARDS management in COVID-19 patients
    Professor Gerard Curley – RCSO Professor of Anesthesia and Critical Care
  • Guidelines for Tracheostomy insertion in COVID-19 patients
    Professor James Paul O’Neill – RCSI Professor of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
  • Open Tracheostomy Insertion
    Mr Neville Shine – Consultant ENT, Surgeon Beaumont Hospital
  • Post ICU Respiratory management of COVID-19 patients
    Mr Ross Morgan – Consultant respiratory physician at Beaumont
  • Q&A session with panel

Webinar Speakers

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Mr Kenneth Mealy MD FRCSI - President RCSI

General Surgeon with a special interest in Gastro-Intestinal (GI) Surgery at Wexford General Hospital.
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Professor Gerard Curley

RCSI Professor of Anaesthesia and Critical Care
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Professor James Paul O'Neill

RCSI Professor of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
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Mr Neville Shine

Consultant ENT, Surgeon Beaumont Hospital
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Mr Ross Morgan

Consultant respiratory physician at Beaumont