Welcome to the NUSGRA website of the Group of Regional Anaesthetists (GORA), RVI

Over the next few months and beyond, we will be curating new learning tools and resources at this website, created bespoke for the techniques employed at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle. 

It will serve as a useful resource for trainees rotating to the RVI and undertaking modules of training in regional anaesthesia, as well as patients preparing for surgery on our day case hand unit. 

Please check back regularly for new material!


Severe crush trauma, several surgeries and debridements needed. Infraclavicular block working perfectly. Day 27. New record. 💪#RegionalAnesthesia @UZLeuven

PEC's 2 block compared to SPB reduced morphine consumption by 2mg with similar pain scores in first 24 hours. But less moderate-severe chronic pain with PECs 2 than SPB (10% Vs 33%). Are the Pectoral nerves involved in causing this effect? 🤔

Anaesthesia on Twitter

“🔐This new randomised controlled trial finds that the PECS 2 block reduced chronic pain six months after mastectomy compared with serratus pl...


Awesome day teaching #RegionalAnaesthesia at @ChelwestFT with @boynebellew @AnaesthesiaABC @SamJHaddad @DrBengoo Thanks for having us!

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