Consensus Statement Regarding the Purported Association Between Epidural Analgesia During Labour and Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Children

The Singapore Society of Anaesthesiologists (SSA) would like to reassure pregnant women that a recent article “Association Between Epidural Analgesia During Labor and Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Offspring”, published in JAMA Pediatrics on October 12th, 2020, does not provide credible scientific evidence that labour epidurals for pain relief cause autism in children. This […]


On behalf of the EXCO of the Singapore Society of Anaesthesiologists, notice is hereby given that the 56th Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday, 19 December 2020 at 1000 hours. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting will be held on the virtual platform, via Zoom meeting. AGENDA Confirmation of Minutes of […]

Rest In Peace Prof Tan Seng Huat

Professor Tan Seng Huat was one of our pioneer anaesthetists and a giant in the field. Besides being the founding leader of Singapore Anaesthesia Society under the Singapore Medical Association, he was also one of the founding members of the Chapter of Anaesthetists, Academy of Medicine, Singapore which was responsible for the specialist accreditation of […]

The 3rd National Airway Program of Singapore (NAPS 3)

First started in 2018, NAPS has had 2 very successful runs, thanks to the support of the participants, faculty and the industry. We are constantly striving to improve the content of our course and always have something new to offer each year. This year, the members of the Singapore Society of Anaesthesiologists (SSA) Airway Special […]

Royal Perth Hospital – Can’t Intubate Can’t Oxygenate Instructor Course Percutaneous Emergency Oxygenation Techniques

CICO – PET Instructors’ Certification Program An all-day certification course for clinicians wishing to gain the credentials required to teach techniques described in Dr Andy Heard’smanagement plan for the CICO event. The course comprises of in-depth training in teaching of PEO techniques for CICO management in the morning. In the afternoon, there will be lectures […]