Where is the Autumn 2018 meeting being held?


What are the dates?

Thursday 6th and Friday 7th December


How can I get to the meeting?

Driving: Be aware that the roads approaching Bath and the city centre get busy so leave plenty of time for your journey.

There are multiple pay and display car parks in Bath, the hotel recommends Charlotte Street car park.

Rail: Bath Spa Train Station is 0.5 miles (10 mins) walk to the Hotel.


Is there parking at the Hotel?

There is no parking at the Apex City of Bath Hotel. There is ample public parking (pay and display) in Bath.

Apex City of Bath Hotel recommend Charlotte Street car park as the closest, less than 5 minutes walk.

There is limited parking at Kingsmead Square, very close to the Apex hotel. Slightly further from the hotel (10 mins walk) you can find Avon Street car park and Southgate car park.


Where can I stay?

The Apex City of Bath Hotel is offering its City Rooms for single occupancy for £169 or for double occupancy for £180 including breakfast.

Use code: ROY0612_001 in the group code box.

This link will open a booking for double occupancy (modify for single)

For two-night stays the hotel is offering 20% off when booked 28 days in advance.

Bath has a high number of centrally located hotels and is a compact city. It is often cheaper to use a hotel booking website such as, etc to access the best prices.

Other very nearby hotels include (note: SASWR cannot vouch for the quality of these establishments – please check reviews):

Value: Travelodge Bath City Centre (<5 minutes walk), Premier Inn Bath City Centre (<3 minutes walk),

Slightly more expensive: The Francis Hotel (5 minute walk), Harington’s Hotel (5 minute walk)

Top end: The Gainsborough Bath Spa (5 minute walk)


How much does registration cost?

Delegate rates are unchanged and represent real value for such a high quality scientific programme.

Consultants SASWR Member: £190 for 2 days £115 for 1 day. Non-member: £230/155

Trainee/Retired SASWR Member: £100 for 2 days £50 for 1 day. Non-member: £120/70


What is included in registration?

Admission to the conference and trade show, morning and afternoon coffee or tea with cake, lunch.


Where is the Society Dinner and President’s Reception being held?

At the Roman Baths Museum and Terrace


What is the dress code for the Dinner?

Black tie.


How much is the Society Dinner?

Consultants and partners £60, Trainees and partners £45


How do I enter my poster to SASWR 2018?

The poster prize is open to non-consultant grades and other healthcare professionals. Please see the website for full details


How do I present my work at SASWR 2018?

The presentation prize is open to anaesthetic trainees, clinical fellows and speciality doctors and the shortlisted presentations will be made on Thursday 6th December. Please see the website for full details.