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May 2016

Radio Interviews – RTHK Radio 1 精靈一點

A series of radio interviews with RTHK Radio 1 will be conducted to enlighten the public on the anaesthesiology. Stay tune for the radio programmes.

  • 13 May 2016, 13:30-14:30: 麻醉科醫生的日常工作 Anaesthesiologists’ Daily Routines by Dr Timmy Chan
  • 20 May 2016, 13:30-14:30: 監測麻醉  Monitored Anesthesia Care (MAC) by Dr Steven Wong
  • 27 May 2016, 13:30-14:30: 麻醉科歷史及發展 The History and Development of Anaesthesia by Prof Joseph Lui
  • 3 June 2016, 13:30-14:30: 麻醉科之迷思 The Myth of Anaesthesia by Dr Simon Chan
The College is incredibly grateful for the speakers’ time and effort in attending the interview.



Intercollegiate Basketball Tournament

Thanks to the Hong Kong College of Otorhinolaryngologists (HKCORL) for organising the Intercollegiate Basketball Tournament last year. It was a huge success. Having received positive feedbacks and encouraging responses, HKCORL is going to organise the tournament again this year.

Participating Colleges include
• The Hong Kong College of Anaesthesiologists
• The College of Ophthalmologists of Hong Kong
• The Hong Kong College of Radiologists
• The Hong Kong College of Otorhinolaryngologists

Date and time
• Sat 9 July 2016, 13:00 – 17:00
• Sat 16 July 2016, 13:00 – 17:00
• Sat 30 July 2016, 13:00 – 17:00

Tournament format: Round-robin

Venue: New Asia College Gymnasium, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Recruitment of basketball team members
HKCA fellows and members who are interested in joining the HKCA Basketball Team, please contact Dr Ip Ka-ho at pennyip@yahoo.com by Friday 20 May 2016.

By now, the HKCA Basketball Team has an excellent track record, the College trusts that they will be undertaking their preparations and giving out the best performance again in year.



Recruitment of Enthusiastic Fellows

Enthusiastic young fellows are now being called to help with College’s business. Fellows who are interested in joining the Boards or Committees of the College, please contact Ms Kristy Cheung at kristy@hkca.edu.hk.



Smartphone version of e-logbook

The College’s e-logbook has been revamped in order to facilitate the cases entry in both smartphones and desktop computers. Please check this out here. To add the shortcut of the e-logbook to the home screen in your smart phone, please refer to the user guide here.



British Journal of Anaesthesia (BJA) and BJA Education

Fellows are able to access the BJA and BJA Education starting in March 2016. An email from jnls.cust.serv@oup.com regarding your subscription number and the registration procedure has been sent. Another email reminder will be sent to those who have not signed up for the BJA account. The user guide on how to sign up for MyAccount and how to do online CPD is available for download here. Should you have any enquiries, please contact us at hkcaeducation@hkca.edu.hk.



WCA 2016

In addition to a wide spectrum of topics covered in the scientific programme, various enjoyable networking events have been organised. The highlight is the SAHK WCA 2016 Reception to be held on 31 August 2016 at the 100-year heritage building, Western Market. There will be canapés, drinks and a wide range of fun entertainment, including a live band. This will be a great opportunity for local anaesthetists to network with international colleagues and old friends. Also for those of you who have never done it, we have negotiated discounted helicopter trips around Hong Kong with Hong Kong Heliservices! Please click here for the details of events.




It’s time for TIVA, 27 August 2016

A one-day interactive workshop conducted by members of the Department of Anaesthesiology at the University of Hong Kong with help from renowned international TIVA leaders Professors Gavin Kenny and Stefan Schraag. This course is for the occasional TIVA practitioner, as well as those who want to refine their technique through interactive learning.

Date: Saturday 27 August 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Cheung Kung Hai Conference Centre, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong
Costs: $400 for specialists; $200 for trainees
Registration: Please click here to register.

For further information, please visit: http://www.anaesthesia.hku.hk/tiva




International Symposium on Spine and Paravertebral Sonography for Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine, 26-27 August 2016

The International Symposium on Spine and Paravertebral Sonography for Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine (ISSPS) organised by the Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong will be held from 26 to 27 August 2016 at Marriott Courtyard Hotel in Shatin, Hong Kong. This will be the eighth event since its inception in 2009. Today this symposium has established itself as a forum for clinicians to share experience and advance their knowledge in the use of ultrasound for central neuraxial and paravertebral interventions in anaesthesia and pain medicine. Like in previous years the scientific committee has put together a thought provoking scientific program in which opinion leaders and renowned experts from around the world and locally will discuss the most updated information on this state of the art field of anaesthesia and pain medicine, and beyond.
For further details, please visit http://www.usgraweb.hk/issps2016/index.htm.





Asian SASM: Updates on Perioperative Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea, 28 August 2016

Asian Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine (Asian SASM) will host a Satellite Meeting of the World Congress of Anaesthesiologists on Sunday 28 August 2016 at the Renaissance Harbour View Hotel in Hong Kong. The theme of the Meeting is “Updates on Perioperative Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea”. This Meeting covers a board spectrum of topics and latest advances in Perioperative Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea. Renowned speakers from various regions have been invited to share their experience and expertise at this Meeting. For details, please visit the website here.





The 6th Cross Strait Four Regions Anaesthesia Quality Meeting, 27 August 2016

The 6th Cross Strait Four Regions Anaesthesia Quality Meeting will be organised on 27 August 2016 in Macau. The details can be found here.




Integrative Joint Organizational Platform and Survey of attitudes toward integration cum Chronic Disease Management with Integrative Medicine

The Hong Kong Association for Integration of Chinese-Western Medicine (HKAIM) is now working on one of its missions to bridge the gaps between medical (WM) doctors and Chinese medicine (CM) practitioners. Funded by the Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC), a survey is now being conducted. This survey is designed to better understand attitudes toward future collaboration between western medicine (WM) and Chinese medicine (CM) in Hong Kong. Please click here to complete the questionnaire.



35th Annual ESRA Congress (ESRA 2016)

The 35th Annual ESRA Congress (ESRA 2016) will be held in Maastricht, The Netherlands, from 7-10 September 2016. ESRA’s first-rate scientific programme offers state-of-the-art presentations in the field of regional anaesthesia and pain therapy, hands-on workshops, ands new insights into basic science, clinical research and therapeutic interventions. For details, please visit the Congress’s website here.




NTEC Simulation and Training Center

The NTEC Simulation and Training Centre courses scheduled for 2016 can be found here.



The certificates of the following fellows have not been collected yet. To collect your certificate, please go to the College's Office during office hour.

Li Ho Yin Adrian

Mak Ho Kwong Peter


Link to previous TUOHY