Presenting 2021’s POCApalooza East. The now annual tradition continues in the wake of last year’s hugely successful international gathering of perioperative practitioners; hear how the rest of the world is handling the COVID-19 crisis, how the vaccines are getting on and why perioperative medicine is primed to help in the near and necessary journey to be taken out of this current situation.

Featuring Desiree Chappell, Monty Mythen and their guests, Bruce Biccard, consultant anaesthetist at the University of Kwazulu-Natal, Director, Perioperative Research Unit, Department of Anaesthetics, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Paul Myles, Director, Anaesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital and Monash University and Mike Irwin, Professor, Head and Chief of Service, Anaesthesiology Hong Kong University, Gleneagles Hospital.