‘Shielded’ anaesthetists and intensivists during the COVID‐19 pandemic

We are clinicians who are part of the ‘shielded’ or ‘extremely vulnerable’ group, as determined either by the government [1] or local policy. Whereas we appreciate the unprecedented and rapidly evolving nature of this situation, our group has been conspicuous by its absence from organisational guidance.

Lifelong Learning Platform: untapped analytical potential?

Perella et al. should be applauded for publishing the largest anaesthetic logbook analysis to date [^1] and illustrating the educational value of such previously underutilised data. Despite the plethora of different logbook platforms in use, they managed to capture 801 trainees out of a total of 4720 across the UK and Republic of Ireland.