Register for National Safe Sedation (NSS) course


Please do not attend the meeting if you are: unwell, have been out of the country in the 14 days leading up to the course or have been in contact with anyone with suspected /confirmed COVID-19

The National Safe Sedation course will have the following measures in place to keep all attendees and the faculty as safe as possible:

  • ready access to handwashing facilities
  • hand sanitiser readily available in the teaching room(s)
  • rooms with open windows – please bring warm clothing!
  • seats set 2 metres apart
  • refreshments presented in individual packets / sachets – please bring your own lunch
  • no physical contact (except for the faculty) with equipment used in workstations and simulation
  • paper and biros for notes and the MCQ will not be provided


  • before registering for the NSS course please check that a consultant in your department has already completed the NSS course, or, has already registered for the course that you are planning to attend
  • a maximum of two ‘non-paying’ staff are allowed per department per course
  • when you register for the NSS course your payment (in the case of doctors) will be taken before your place on the course has been confirmed
  • confirmation will be made within 48 hours
  • refunds will be made promptly if you do not fulfil the criteria for attending the NSS course
  • if you fulfil the criteria for attending the NSS course you will be sent log in details to access the mandatory e-learning, which must be completed before attending the course

National Safe Sedation course

Courses are on hold until the end of the COVID crisis. 

The course programme can be accessed through the link below:

NSS programme

Faculty course

By invitation