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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Election to Council 2018: Nominations

Nominations for election to Council are now open. There are five consultant vacancies and one trainee vacancy. Full details can be found below: www....

Passing of J-P van Besouw

It is with great sadness that the Royal College of Anaesthetists announces that our immediate past President, J-P van Besouw has died after a long...

Support expressed for wider public and health work

In a letter to all NHS hospitals, the Department of Health, NHS England, the General Medical Council, and the devolved nations’ health bodies have...

NICE Perioperative Care Guideline recruitment

The National Guideline Centre (NGC) has been commissioned by NICE to develop a guideline on Perioperative care.  NICE is currently recruiting a...

Response to the Queen’s Speech

Responding to today’s Queen’s Speech, Dr Liam Brennan, President of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, said:  “We are pleased to see a draft Patient...

 

This year the RCoA will celebrate 25 years since gaining its Royal Charter. Click here for further information on all our planned activities.

 

 

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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