This panel discussion tackles, amongst others, the following questions: How can knowledge and health innovation be moved from the theoretical world and turned into practice? How do we overcome ego in the profession? How do efficient systems improve the experience of staff as well as patients? How can perioperative practitioners truly embed ideas into devolved healthcare systems?

Featuring; Anna Batchellor, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine (ICM), Newcastle upon Tyne; past President of the Intensive Care Society, past Dean of the Faculty of ICM, past member of Council of the Royal College of Anaesthetists; Mark Hamilton, Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Anaesthesia & Critical Care Medicine, clinical lead for the Perioperative Assessment & Planning Unit, at St. George’s Hospital and Medical School, member of the Surgical Outcomes Resource Centre at UCL, Co-Director of Evidence Based Perioperative Medicine (EBPOM), Editor in Chief of Perioperative Medicine and Natasha Curran, pain medicine University College London Hospital (UCLH) and Medical Director at the Health Innovation Network.