EPIC workshops

EPIC is the Effective Peri-Procedural Communication interest group within SPANZA.  EPIC aims to provide language, communication and imaginative techniques for every child, every time they have a medical procedure.  The EPIC workshops teach these techniques to help health professionals engage with children and their families and enhance their ability to manage medical procedures. The learning on […]


The Paediatric Anaesthesia CME Series will be an online education series that runs at 7pm (NSW time) on Tuesday nights from April to October 2024, with the first session on Tuesday 23 April 2024. The sessions will run for approximately 90 minutes and will consist of 2 pre-recorded talks and then a discussion with some […]

PANNZ starts end of the week!

Registrations are still open, if you can not attend in person, you can access it live online or watch it post meeting. The PANNZ Update meeting is being held in Hamilton, NZ from the 5 – 7 April. The meeting is a one day meeting suitable for the occasional paediatric anaesthetist and other staff (nursing/technical) […]

Member Recognition

Two of our Members were recognised in the 2023 ANZCA Council Awards. (The ANZCA Council Awards recognise excellence and contributions by individuals and departments whether in large city health services, private practice, rural and remote settings or overseas.) ANZCA Medal – Dr Allan Cyna (SA) Allan’s significant and lasting contributions to the college can be […]

Greening Paediatric Anaesthesia Survey

Dear Colleagues, We are inviting you to take part in the Greening Paediatric Anaesthesia study. We are asking you to take part because you are an anaesthetist who routinely cares for children undergoing anaesthesia. The purpose of this study is to better understand your knowledge, experience and preferences pertaining to sustainable health practices when caring […]

Message from President

I hope you all had a wonderful Easter. SPANZA had a very successful Update Day in Canberra 2 weeks ago. Thank you to Sarah Latham and the team for hosting a great SPANZA Update along with workshops. The SPANZA Research Day in Sydney, organised by Justin Skowno and supported by the Research Subcommittee, attracted 25 […]