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A sustainable future for HEE – Realising our potential

18 Jun 2014

The One HEE Beyond Transition document outline HEE's intention to consolidate their position following their establishment in 2013.  This includes a more structured approach to making the LETBs accountable both in terms of commissioner/provider and administratively.  There is...

The Gas Newsletter (Issue 8)

29 May 2014

Issue 8 of the Trainee Newsletter 'The Gas' is now available to download below.

Mercy Ships and RCoA Anaesthetic Fellowship

23 May 2014

This new collaboration is a unique opportunity for an anaesthetic trainee to gain three months with Mercy Ships experiencing many aspects of Developing World Anaesthesia. The Fellowship runs for three months, commencing February 2015. Download the poster for more information »  

RCoA Curriculum Review - share your views

17 Apr 2014

As President I request your support for a detailed piece of work concerning the Curriculum.  Aidan Devlin is a Clinical Fellow working for the College.  He has been asked to critically assess the CCT in Anaesthetics Curriculum and provide recommendations for improvements.  Set...

Annual Specialty Report 2013

17 Apr 2014

The College Annual Specialty Report 2013 to the General Medical Council has been released, which follows the required GMC template for Colleges, answering specific topic areas.  This important report provides details of the RCoA activity in the area of Quality Assurance, and...

Changes to trainee doctor rotations are needed to improve patient...

17 Apr 2014

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges is today publishing proposals to end the so-called ‘black Wednesday’ phenomenon – the day in August every year when medical trainees across the UK move to a new post in a hospital. With patient safety paramount, the Academy reviewed the...

International Programmes Department

02 Apr 2014

The International Programmes Department have now updated and expanded their pages on the College website. We hope you will find these to be an excellent resource for international medical graduates, doctors and trainees. Please click here to go directly to the new pages.

GMC welcomes support to check language skills of European doctors

26 Feb 2014

The GMC has published a press release on the language skills of European doctors. The public consultation in this matter was mentioned in the recent edition of the ‘State of Play’ newsletter. The press release also confirms that the GMC plan to increase the standard of the...

GMC statement on cardiopulmonary resuscitation

16 Dec 2013

The GMC has published a position statement on cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the requirements for medical students and doctors in training. View the GMC position statement here

Applications are now open for the National Medical Director’s...

13 Dec 2013

The Medical Directors Clinical Fellow Scheme is an apprenticeship scheme run by the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management on behalf of Sir Bruce Keogh, the NHS Medical Director. The scheme is an exciting and unique opportunity for doctors in training to gain skills in...


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