HKCA Bulletin

HKCA Bulletin – TUOHY

Editor-in-chief : Dr Wong Man Kin (Henry)

Volume 31 Number 3

Annual Scientific Meeting in Anaesthesiology 2021 The Annual Scientific Meeting in Anaesthesiology 2021 (ASM 2021) is going to be the most important knowledge exchanging platforms for anaesthetists, intensivists and perioperative physicians in Hong Kong. The theme of this year’s meeting is “Overcoming the Risks”. As a perioperative physician or a healthcare provider amidst the pandemic, the […]

Volume 31 Number 2

International Academy of Colleges of Anaesthesiologists The HKCA has been working alongside with The Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA), College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland (CAI), Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) to establish The International Academy of Colleges of Anaesthesiologists. After a year […]

Volume 31 Number 1

Formation of Perioperative Medicine Committee Perioperative medicine is an emerging field within our specialty globally, and has become increasingly important in our day-to-day management of patients — widely expanding our engagement with patient care in the perioperative period. There is increasing evidence that perioperative medicine pathways and interventions improve outcomes for surgical patients. With the […]

Volume 30 Number 4

ASM 2020 – Message from the Chairman of Organising Committee I am pleased to report EBPOM-Asia and ASM 2020 were successfully held on 14th and 15th November 2020. Under the theme of “New Decade. New Milestones. Anaesthesia in 2020”, an extensive range of topics in Perioperative Medicine and Anaesthesia were examined and explored from Prehabilitation […]

Volume 30 Number 3

Trainee Committee The HKCA Trainee Committee conducted our 1st Annual Trainee Survey during May-June 2020. The focus was on training, learning opportunities, exam support, trainee’s welfare, workplace bullying and support during COVID-19. A total of 72 responses were received with a response rate 40%. In summary, the majority of trainees in the survey agreed that […]

Volume 30 Number 2

COVID-19 and Anaesthesiology in Hong Kong Having virtual CME meetings is becoming a trend during this unsettling situation. The College has subscribed Zoom aiming to support small-group CME meetings and teaching for trainees. Interested fellows please contact the College at for further information. Your wellbeing is the College’s utmost concern in the face of current […]

Volume 30 Number 1

Cancellation of the Intermediate and Final Fellowship Examinations With the emergence of COVID-19 infection and implementation of emergency response, the Board of Examination has made a difficult decision to cancel both the Intermediate and Final Fellowship Examinations in the first half of 2020. The College hopes our fellows and members stay strong and healthy during […]

Volume 29 Number 4

ASM and Congregation The Organising Committee of ASM, SAHK and HKCA have made a difficult decision to cancel the ASM and the Congregation. The Chair of OC is negotiating with the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on the venue and it is hoped that the ASM and the Congregation could be held by June […]

Volume 29 Number 3

Meetings with International Colleges In accordance with the HKCA bye-laws, an election to the College Council was conducted earlier and the results of the election were sent to HKCA fellows and members together with the AGM notice. The Council extended a very hearty vote of thanks to all retired members of the Council – Dr […]

Volume 29 Number 2

Meetings with International Colleges The College has maintained strong external relationships with the international colleges since the Memoranda of Understanding were established with Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA), The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland (CAI) and Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA). Prof CW Cheung, President, Dr Simon Chan, Honorary Secretary, Dr John […]

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