Allan Cyna – Walking the talk of clinical communication in anaesthesia

Allan retired from paediatric anaesthesia in 2023 after 26 years at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Adelaide. For most of that time Allan worked across both the Children’s anaesthesia and Women’s anaesthesia departments at WCH – which is no coincidence as children and pregnant women and children are the two groups of patients most […]

PANNZ Meeting

The PANNZ Update meeting is being held in Hamilton, NZ from the 5 – 7 April. The Paediatric Anaesthetist Network of New Zealand (PANNZ) main aim is to maintain two-way collaboration and communication between paediatric anaesthetist services within regions, and with colleagues in different regions, of the country. Effective communication and cooperation will ultimately help […]

Expression of Interest – Collaboration with SPANZA to develop an Australasian Periprocedural guideline for young people with diabetes

The Australian and New Zealand Society of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (ANZSPED) are seeking collaboration with SPANZA to develop an Australasian Periprocedural guideline for young people with diabetes. ANZSPED have conducted a literature review and developed an initial draft but are seeking expertise and input of experienced paediatric anaesthetists to ensure the guidelines are relevant […]

Message from President

I want to say a huge thank you to our members who have contributed to the subcommittees over the last year or two. The vast majority of you have chosen to stay on, and many of you on more than one subcommittee. This is a great testament to the Chairs, and to the projects your […]