Peninsula Anaesthesia Virtual Education (PAVE) Project

About us

The Peninsula Anaesthesia Virtual Education (PAVE) Project was formed in 2020 as a response to the Covid-19 pandemic. With traditional access to  teaching and training compromised, our aim was to develop a virtual training resource of regionally developed, high quality narrated video lectures from experts in anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine. Our aim is to ensure that all trainees can access up-to-date, locally developed, expert resources at a time convenient to them.

Who is involved?

PAVE is run by Doctors in Training from hospitals across Devon, Cornwall and Somerset with the support of the Peninsula School of Anaesthesia and the RCoA. We have a small coordinating team and a series of Doctor in Training representatives within each Trust. Our authors are all  consultants or advanced Doctor in Training within the Peninsula.

What content can I expect?

Our content is guided by the expert educators we have within our region.  The lectures are suitable for Doctor in Training at every stage of training, and will have been based on clinical experience and curriculum requirements. Because all our pre-recorded videos are produced by consultants or advanced Doctors in Training with specialist knowledge in their field, we can ensure a high level of quality control.  Where possible, we have focused on clinical anaesthesia and distilling out that “ expert” knowledge that would be hard to glean elsewhere.

We launched in February 2021 with video-lectures on Bariatric anaesthesia, Spinal anaesthesia,  Vascular anaesthesia, Anaesthesia for neuro-interventional radiology and Transfer medicine.

How can I access the video lectures?

The lectures will be accessed through e-LA,  in a folder called the National Teaching Repository (NTR) and within the Peninsula school of Anaesthesia sub-folder. The videos are hosted on Vimeo. In time we hope to also have our own website. 

Access e-LA here: Anaesthesia - e-Learning for Healthcare (

How can I get involved?

If you would like to get involved, either as an author, or a Doctor in Training representative please contact us on our email:

If you have any comments, or suggestions please feel free to get in touch via email or our social media platforms.  Follow us on Twitter @PAVEanaesthesia

We hope you enjoy the resources and thank you to all our authors who have put in a lot of time and effort for us.


Dr Suzanne Grenfell ST7 -Project lead, Dr Alex Grant CT3 - Technical lead, Dr Tom Woodward ST3 -Technical advisor, Dr Adam Carpenter ST7-  ICM lead