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Dr Joachim Boldt

04 Mar 2011

The Royal College of Anaesthetists would condemn wholeheartedly any research undertaken without ethical approval and this is particularly alarming in a healthcare environment where the outcome of such action may impact on patients. Further academic professional comment on this...

RCoA responds to the House of Commons Health Committee report on...

01 Mar 2011

The Health Committee’s support for the GMC’s aim of making the revalidation process simpler based on systems already in place is welcomed by the College. Revalidation is new for the medical profession and in introducing it, a straightforward process is necessary to ensure its...

e-Learning Anaesthesia wins another prestigious national award

16 Nov 2010

e-Learning for Healthcare’s e-Learning Anaesthesia (e-LA) project won bronze for ‘best e-learning project securing widespread adoption’ at the e.learning age awards ceremony in London on Thursday, 11 November 2010. Click here to view the full press release 

Statement on 'Liberating the NHS: report of the arms-length...

28 Jul 2010

The review aims to reduce bureaucracy and improve efficiency in a simplified landscape. This is to be welcomed if quality of outcomes and patient safety initiatives are protected. The Royal College of Anaesthetists has worked in very close partnership with the National Patient...

e-Learning Anaesthesia (e-LA)

05 Jul 2010

In light of the current financial climate the Department of Health (DH) recently conducted a review of e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) as part of an overall assessment of DH activities. Currently, the programme has been put on hold and the capital allocation to e-LfH has been...

The Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine

17 May 2010

The Presidents of the listed Colleges are pleased to announce the establishment of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine of the United Kingdom. The Faculty will be located in and administered from the Royal College of Anaesthetists. The initiative is strongly supported by the...

Training and revalidation in the independent sector

01 Aug 2008

RCoA statement on training and revalidation in the Independent Sector The Royal College of Anaesthetists continues to fully support the NHS principle, established in 1948, of complete equity for all Consultants of any specialty employed to care for NHS patients. This principle...

Statement on Anaesthesia Practitioners (APs)

15 Oct 2007

Fellows and members of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) and the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAGBI) will be aware that jointly we have developed a curriculum and training process for the Anaesthesia Practitioner (Physicians’ Assistant...

Statement on MTAS, 18 May 2007

18 May 2007

Originally sent as a letter to all Fellows and Members on 18 May 2007. Over the last few days you may have seen massive coverage in the media following the Secretary of State’s statement to the House of Commons on Tuesday. This statement on the current training application...

Statement on MTAS, 23 March 2007

23 Mar 2007

The statement below was placed on the MMC and Department of Health web-sites last evening. Operational details will be available on the MMC web-site during the week commencing 2 April 2007. By noon today every applicant should have been sent an e mail via MTAS giving them...

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