Trainee Resource Links

Anaesthesia Education Website
Run by Dr Kerry Brandis. Contains the Black Bank Wiki and other resources.

Anaesthesia Research Review
Reviews of recent research publications in anaesthesia. Made available to anaesthetists through the support of the NZSA.

Anaesthesia UK – Journal alert
Summaries of recently published papers. Updated monthly.

Update in Anaesthesia
Official education journal of the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA). Has articles listed by issue and category.

Anaesthesia Tutorial of the Week (ATOTW)
A weekly web-based tutorial run by the WFSA.

Anaesthesia podcasts from Dr Podcast
A large collection of podcasts. Unfortunately, not a free resource.

Virtual Anaesthesia Textbook

University of Sydney, Dept. of Anaesthesia

Westmead Anaesthesia lectures and presentations
From the Department of Anaesthesia at Westmead Hospital (Sydney). Requires Quicktime to view. Also available as podcasts.

Ultrasound-guided Regional Anaesthesia Links


New York School of Regional Anesthesia (NYSORA)

Ultrasound for Regional Anesthesia (USRA)
Comprehensive website by the Toronto Western Hsopital

A great resource with illustrations to help identify structures seen on ultrasound. Run by Neuraxiom LLC, a US company.

Ultrasound Guided Regional Anaesthesia Web
By the Dept of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care of the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Better Anaesthesia Through Sonography (BATS)
Run by a group of ultrasound enthusiasts from the Department of Anaesthesia at Auckland City Hospital.

Regional Anesthesia Education
A website “devoted to fostering education and discussion on regional anesthesia and acute pain medicine”.  Currently under construction.


New Zealand Links


Accredited New Zealand Hospitals and HODS

New Zealand Supervisory roles – Supervisors of training