DOCTORSUPDATES have been providing ‘education in a perfect location’ for over 25 years. The meetings take place in the Alps in winter and in the Algarve in autumn. The first Anaesthesia Update was held in 1989 in the beautiful French Alpine resort of La Clusaz with less than 50 delegates and very little snow. The winter meeting was subsequently moved higher in the Alps, first to Belle Plagne and then in 2008 to Val d’Isere, one of the world’s premier ski resorts. Val d’Isère won the Best European Resort, Best Resort and Best Après Resort in the 2016 World Snow Awards. We now regularly welcome more than 500 doctors from UK and other countries to its superb purpose built conference centre.
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The Conferences


Autumn Meeting in Da Balaia

Specialities: Anaesthesia, intensive care and pain management
Location: The Algarve, Portugal, Spain
Next Event: 2 – 5 October 2017

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Val d'Isere

Winter Meeting in Val d’Isere

Specialities: Radiology, Plastic Surgery, Orthopaedic & Trauma, General Practice, Dermatology, Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain
Location: Val d’Isere, France
Next Event: 30 Jan – 2 Feb 2017

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USabcd – Bedside Ultrasound: heart, lung and vascular access, the basics

12 Dec, 2016

This course isn’t just a taster. The thorough pre-course e-learning will prepare the doctor for the predominantly hands–on training during... more


Provisional Scientific Programme for Val d’Isere

01 Dec, 2016

Our multidisciplinary Provisional Scientific Programme is available on the website for you to see. We hope that the quality of... more


Pedals and Paddles in Da Balaia

12 Jul, 2016

Bicycle rentals and tours within the Algarve. Whether you are novice or experienced, PedalsandPaddles would like to offer you the... more

Holiday Home Exchange

If you own a holiday home and would like to swap with other owners or advertise to be used by your colleagues and their families or friends, please post its location, some property details, contact details and/or a link to a website here.

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