The Royal College of Anaesthetists

Anaesthesia is the largest single hospital specialty in the NHS. The Royal College of Anaesthetists is the professional body responsible for the specialty throughout the UK, and it ensures the quality of patient care through the maintenance of standards in anaesthesia, critical care and pain medicine.



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RCoA/NIHR CRN Joint Awards

The RCoA are pleased to announce the launch of a joint Award in conjunction with the NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN). The Awards are designed...

Bulletin now available online

The September issue of the College Bulletin is now available to view online. The President's Statement is available to read below. Liam Brennan,...

Later life career planning - AoMRC survey

Assessing aspirations and options available for later career stages. The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges Flexible Careers Group is undertaking a...

Election to Council 2017

Nominations for Election to Council 2017 are now open.    

Anaesthetic Assessors for MBRRACE-UK Confidential Enquiries into...

Mothers and Babies: Reducing Risk through Audits and Confidential Enquiries across the UK (MBRRACE-UK) The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) and...



The College is committed to developing a collaborative programme for the delivery of perioperative care across the UK. Watch our short film, read our vision document, and share your views.


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