Following the results of a survey regarding fatigue in trainee anaesthetists, Enventure Research has been commissioned by the AAGBI to undertake a survey to understand the magnitude of the problem of fatigue in consultant anaesthetists.
This research is being conducted on behalf of the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAGBI), the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA), the Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (APAGBI) and the Paediatric Intensive Care Society (PICS). All consultant members of the aforementioned assocations and societies will be invited to complete the survey.
The survey will be developed in collaboration between Enventure Research and the AAGBI, and will explore a number of topics relating to being fatigued when working as a consultant.
Consultant anaesthetists from participating membership bodies will be sent an email inviting them to take part in the online survey. In addition to this, an online link will be promoted to boost the response rate and raise awareness of the research. The survey will be live for a period of six weeks, and three scheduled reminder emails will be sent during this time.
Enventure Research will conduct full analysis on the data at the end of the survey period and provide the AAGBI with an interpretive report. The survey findings will aid the membership bodies’ understanding of consultant fatigue so that they can better represent their situation and help to effect change within this area.