Neil MortonNeil Morton



Immediate-past President, Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists of Great Britain & Ireland (APA)
Editor-in Chief Pediatric Anesthesia
Editor-Paediatrics, e-Learning in Anaesthesia Project, Royal College of Anaesthetists
Research interests in developmental pharmacology, TIVA in children, cognitive and behavioural effects of anaesthesia, pain management in children (MD thesis)
Principal Investigator The GAS Study of neuro-developmental outcome after regional or general anaesthesia

Work for ESPA

Appointed Chair of ESPA Scientific Committee 2010
Modernisation of annual congress program to encourage small group teaching, general and specialist topic themes and larger choice of learning styles
Updating ESPA guidelines on the competent paediatric anaesthetic service
Membership survey

Vision for ESPA
  • Active campaign to recruit new members to join ESPA
  • Emphasise collaboration and networking amongst those interested in paediatric anaesthesia, pain management, critical care and emergency medicine: more active role for ACORNS network
  • Develop support and guidance to improve standards and quality of care and services
  • Formation of a research network and support for research active paediatric anaesthetists
  • Use of ESPA?s unique video lecture archive to create ?virtual? refresher courses online via ESPA?s website
  • Development of ESPA website to encourage and facilitate all of the above