Title Cost
Movement of Critically Compromised (MSOA) £85-00
B-PAS (Basic Primary Anaesthetic Science) (RLUBH) £50-00
BASICS Course (MSOA) £250-00
EASE 1 (Cheshire & Merseyside Simulation Centre £200-00
PLS (AHH & other local LEPs) £100-00
Primary Prep – MCQ (MSOA) £250.00*

Royal Airway Management Day (RLUBH)


* usual course fee £400, a discounted rate is given to MDSA trainees


Title Cost
Primary Prep – MCQ (MSOA) – if not done as CT1 £250-00
Primary Prep – OSCE/ Viva (MSOA) £350-00**
EASE 2 (Cheshire & Merseyside Simulation Centre) £200-00
Anatomy for Regional Anaesthesia (RLUBH) £25-00
Basic Obstetric Anaesthesia Day (LWH) £50-00
Mersey Introduction to Critical Care – MICC (RLUBH) NIL
PLS (AHH & other LEPs) – if not done as CT1 £100-00
Royal Airway Management Day (RLUBH) – if not done as CT1 NIL

** usual course fee £600, a discounted rate is given to MDSA trainees


Title Cost
MAFIT 1 - Mersey Anaesthesia for Intermediate Training (MSOA) £200.00
MAFIT 2 – Final FRCA Written Prep Class NIL
MAFIT 3 – Final FRCA Oral Prep Class
Anatomy for Regional Anaesthesia (RLUBH) £25.00
Aintree Difficult Airway Management Day (UHA) £150.00
Managing Emergencies in Paediatric Anaesthesia – MEPA (Cheshire & Merseyside Simulation Centre) £200.00
EASE Obstetric Course (Cheshire & Merseyside Simulation Centre) £200.00


Title Cost
Booker Course (MSOA) £500.00
Anatomy for Regional Anaesthesia (RLUBH) £25.00
Aintree Difficult Airway Management Day (UHA) £150.00
EASE Obstetric Course (Cheshire & Merseyside Simulation Centre) £200.00

Abbreviations of Providers

MSOA – Mersey Series of Anaesthesia
RLBUHT– Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust
UHA - University Hospital Aintree LWH – Liverpool Women’s Hospital
LWH - Liverpool Women’s Hospital
AHH - Alder Hey Hospital

Life Support Courses

In addition approval would be given to 1 life support course per training year, provided there are sufficient funds within the study leave budget of the trainee.


ALS Courses are provided at a number of centres across Health Education North West (Mersey), thus hotel & travelling costs will not usually be reimbursed if trainees choose to go outside HENW (Mersey) for such courses.


APLS is not seen as a priority for CT1/2 & ST3/4 trainees – PLS course should be sufficient for junior trainees. MDSA has agreed provision of these courses with Alder Hey Hospital. MEPA is preferable to APLS for ST3/4, as APLS can undertaken in later years of training.

Trauma Course

There is currently no provision for such courses exclusive to the MDSA. Approval will be given to attend such a course, provided an ALS or PLS course has not been undertaken in the same training year

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2014 08:11
  1. News
  2. Courses & Events
Fri Oct 24 @09:00 - 16:15
Research Methodology Course

Tue Oct 28 @18:15 - 20:30
An introduction to Medical Leadership

Wed Oct 29
Mersey Deanery Post Fellowship Anaesthetics Trainees Meeting

Wed Oct 29 @17:30 - 20:00
CPD SEMINAR: Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
General Practice

Thu Oct 30
42nd Henry Cohen History of Medicine Lecture

We use cookies to improve our website and your experience when using it. Cookies used for the essential operation of the site have already been set. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

I accept cookies from this site.

EU Cookie Directive Module Information