OAA Trainee Poster Competition 2020

This year the OAA are introducing a new competition to design a poster that summarises the
Safety Guideline: Neurological Monitoring Associated with Obstetric Neuraxial Block that was released in March this year.

The poster should be designed for the purpose of being displayed on a delivery suite/postnatal ward as an aid-memoire to staff.

Link to full guideline available here.

Competition Details 

Submission Form

Deadline for submission: Midnight on Sunday 6th September 2020

OAA Trainee Cases Competition

‘OAA Trainees' Session at 'Cases and Clinical Challenges' Meeting 4th March 2020

The 4 trainees shortlisted to present at the 2020 Cases and Clinical Challenges meeting were:

Chloe Chan, ST3, Post dural puncture meningitis

Prerna Mehrotra,
Fellow in Obstetric Anaesthesia, Anaesthetic management of diaphragmatic hernia presenting in pregnancy

Anna Carter, Obstetric Anaesthetic Fellow, Recurrent bladder paraganglioma in pregnancy

Martin Knight, Cyclical vomiting and severe electrolyte abnormalities on labour ward - cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome

Winner of the 2020 Trainee Cases Competition was:

Martin Knight, Speciality Registrar in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester

OAA Trainee Essay Competition 2019

‘How Can We Reduce the Environmental Impact of Obstetric Anaesthesia?’

Competition Details 

Submission Form


Senior Category 1st Prize Winner - Dr Matthew Billingham  ST5 Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham

Click here to view Dr Matthew Billingham's Essay

Senior Category 2nd Prize Winner - Dr Hannah Bykar - ST5 Harefield Hospital, Uxbridge

Click here to view Dr Hannah Bykar's Essay

Junior Category 1st Prize Winner - Dr Christopher Jennings - CT3 Worcester Royal Hospital

Click here to view Dr Christopher Jennings' Essay

Junior Category 2nd Prize Winner - Dr Eluned Fisher - ST4 University Hospital of Wales

Click here to view Dr Eluned Fisher's Essay

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