Lifebox News – January edition



If you haven’t had time to check in with Lifebox lately, here’s where you can get caught up.  Welcome to the January #LifeboxNews: new year, new updates!

Last month we…

Introduced our new global CEO, Kris Torgeson. Kris is a former Secreatry General of MSF International, and we’re excited to start work with her this month. See her in action by February. Get to know her in this insightful interview.

Brought our brilliant Lifebox Masterclass Series to London for the first time at the AAGBI’s Winter Scientific Meeting from 11 to 13 January #LifeboxMasterclass

Attended the Moroccan Society of Anesthesia and Intensive Care National Congress in Marrakech #LifeboxMorocco

Collaborated with THET to showcase our safer surgery work in Zambia on their beautiful Instagram page #SaferSurgeryZambia

Talked to the Association of Registered PeriOperative Nurses about Clean Cut #MyInstruments and the scoping work to develop and developing a surgical instrument tray for low-resource settings

Got popcorn-ready to co-host that the Royal College of Anaesthetists, in partnership with the AAGBI, will be hosting a screening of The Checklist Effect on Tuesday 25 April in London with the Royal College of Anaesthetists, in partnership with the AAGBI. Get your tickets!

Celebrated the news that to learn that the Checklist Effect is now an award winning documentary – thanks toit was awarded by the IMPACT DOCS and our with the Award of Merit!

Grew our Speakers Bureau with consultant anaesthetist Dr Lanigan’s workshops as part of the University College London, National Undergraduate Surgical Conference (NUGSC)

Announced the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)’s annual competition, American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) the National Lifebox Resident Challenge 2017 to support our work in Latin America, with a fantastic interview from their president Hale McMichael

In the news:

Surgical Site Infection surveillance in NHS England (Public Health England)

Financial contributions to global surgery (PGSSC)

Improving the practice of the World Health Organisation’s surgical pause checklist at tertiary paediatric surgical unit (Scottish Medical Journal)