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Princess Royal praises anaesthetists

30 Nov 2016

Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, today addressed over 200 delegates at the 2016 Patient Safety Conference hosted by the Safe Anaesthesia Liaison Group (SALG), a partnership between the Royal College of Anaesthetists, The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and...

A Royal Occasion

06 Oct 2016

The Safe Anaesthesia Liaison Group is delighted to announce that HRH The Princess Royal, the Patron of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, will be attending our annual Patient Safety Conference in Edinburgh in November. Dr Liam Brennan, President of the Royal College of...

Safety Notice: Air embolism following CVC port being left open

09 Aug 2016

NHS Improvement have been alerted via the coroner’s court to an incident where a patient died following a clamp on a central venous catheter port being briefly left open, resulting in air embolisation and cerebral infarction. The coroner was particularly concerned that: nursing...

'Outstanding' perioperative medicine service in Freeman...

12 Jul 2016

The RCoA would like to congratulate the Perioperative Team at Freeman Hospital for achieving an outstanding rating in the Care Quality Commission’s recent Quality Report. Further information is available here.    

Dr Iain Moppett appointed as Deputy Director of NIAA-HSRC

23 May 2016

We are delighted to announce that Dr Iain Moppett has been appointed as Deputy Director of the National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia's Health Services Research Centre (NIAA-HSRC). Dr Moppett is Associate Professor and Honorary Consultant Anaesthetist at the University of...

New Clinical Trials Network

14 Apr 2016

The National Institute for Academic Anaesthesia (NIAA) has announced the launch of the UK Perioperative Medicine Clinical Trials Network (CTN) at the inaugural National Institute for Academic Anaesthesia (NIAA) Annual Scientific Meeting. A new initiative to help clinicians...

NIAA Vacancy: Academic Training Co-ordinator

06 Apr 2016

Applications are invited for the position of Academic Training Coordinator for the NIAA. This is a three-year fixed term appointment to promote and develop training in research for trainees in anaesthesia, perioperative medicine and pain (APOMP). The post holder will oversee the...

HSRC Fellowship Vacancies

10 Feb 2016

Vacancies: Clinical Research and Quality Improvement Fellows in Health Services Research and Innovation The National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia’s Health Services Research Centre (NIAA HSRC), in conjunction with the UCLH Surgical Outcomes Research Centre (SOURCe), the...

Perioperative Medicine Fellow

08 Feb 2016

The Royal College of Anaesthetists renews its call for a high-quality individual to help drive the development of its Perioperative Medicine programme as RCoA Perioperative Medicine Fellow. The Perioperative Medicine Fellow will be a trainee at ST5 or above in anaesthesia or a...

Carter review supports RCoA perioperative programme

05 Feb 2016

Today’s publication of Lord Carter’s 18-month study into how the NHS can become safer and more efficient includes a number of recommendations aimed at saving the NHS £5bn a year by 2020.  The themes within the report chime with the RCoA’s perioperative medicine programme...

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