NAP7 News

NAP7 Activity Survey published

Latest data from NAP7 shows rising age, rates of obesity and comorbidity in surgery
Snapshot survey data from the 7th National Audit Project of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (NAP7) published in Anaesthesia (a journal of the Association of Anaesthetists) reveals a worrying picture of increasing age, rates of obesity, and complexity of surgical patients requiring anaesthesia in the UK.

Click here to take a look at the open access NAP7 Activity Survey paper

NAP7 Presentation at the APAGBI ASM

NAP7 Steering Panel member, Dr Fiona Oglesby, presented on NAP7 at the Association of. Paediatric Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland Annual Scientific Meeting on 13th May.

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ACCC-Track paper published in Anaesthesia

The ACCC-Track paper has been published on Anaesthesia: 'The impact of COVID-19 on anaesthesia and critical care services in the UK: a serial service evaluation' - Click here to view this paper

A massive thanks to all who contributed for your time and hard work.

NAP7 Editorial published in Anaesthesia

The NAP7 Team has published an editorial in Anaesthesia: 'The challenges of defining, studying and learning from peri‐operative cardiac arrest' - click here to view this editorial

NAP7 Local Coordinator Update

The initial phase for identifying Local Coordinators has been completed. Further information will follow as further plans are developed. In the meantime, if you wish to update the details of your local coordinator please contact

NAP7 Clinical Lead

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Dr Jasmeet Soar is the clinical lead for the Seventh National Audit Project. NAP7 will examine perioperative cardiac arrest. Dr Soar is a consultant in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine at Southmead Hospital Bristol, and has a major interest in cardiac arrest and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Dr Soar is the current chair of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) ALS Task Force, Chair of the European Resuscitation Council ALS Science Committee and is an editor for the journal Resuscitation. He is a past Chair of the Resuscitation Council (UK), and chairs the ALS course subcommittee. His anaesthesia interests include anaesthesia for major urological and adrenal surgery.

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