feed icon

RCoA response to Health Select Committee inquiry on Brexit

23 Oct 2016

The Royal College of Anaesthetists has contributed to the House of Commons Health Select Committee inquiry on Brexit and health and social care. The Committee was seeking “views on what the most important issues are to which attention will need to be paid in the withdrawal...

NHS England Managing Conflicts of Interest in the NHS

23 Oct 2016

The Royal College of Anaesthetists has offered comments to the consultation by NHS England’s new proposals on managing conflicts of interest in the NHS. Although we agree with the scope of this initiative and acknowledge that better definitions of ‘conflicts of interest’ for NHS...

The RCoA contributes to the Never Events Policy and Framework...

23 Oct 2016

NHS England is conducting a review of its Never Events Policy and Framework. The RCoA has responded to this review, setting out the main issues on which it wishes to see change: Changing the name from Never Events to Preventable Events in order to provide a clear signal that the...

RCoA response to GMC consultation on draft standards for...

23 Oct 2016

The Royal College of Anaesthetists has responded to the consultation by the GMC on the draft standards for postgraduate curricula and credentials. Whilst the standards seem appropriate, it remains very much unclear what they will mean in practice, particularly as the outcome of...

RCoA response to GMC consultation on UK medical register

10 Oct 2016

The Royal College of Anaesthetists has responded to the consultation by the GMC on developing the UK medical register. The proposal for the medical register to provide more useful information to reflect modern medical practice seems reasonable. However we are concerned over how...

RCoA consultation response on long-term sustainability of the NHS

27 Sep 2016

The RCoA has welcomed the opportunity to respond to the House of Lords select committee inquiry on the long-term sustainability of the NHS, which aims to explore what the future of the NHS will look like. Within this response, the College highlights the need for increased NHS...

CQC NHS Patient Survey Programme Consultation

18 Jul 2016

Lay Committee members of the Royal College of Anaesthetists have responded to the consultation by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) on its NHS Patient Survey Programme. The full response can be found here.    

Care Quality Commission Strategy 2016 to 2021 Consultation

18 Mar 2016

RCoA response to the Care Quality Commission (CQC) consultation: Shaping the Future – CQC’s strategy 2016 to 2021 The broad aims of this strategy are supportable but the RCoA has concerns about the increasing emphasis on the cost of inspection rather than its accuracy and...

Building capacity to care and capability to treat

18 Mar 2016

RCoA response to NHS Health Education England Consultation: Building capacity to care and capability to treat – a new team member for health and social care Health Education England (HEE) is proposing a new, enhanced care assistant role to support the nursing workforce. HEE...

Law Commission - Consultation on Mental Capacity and Deprivation of...

06 Nov 2015

Although many of the outlined proposals are sound, and there is agreement that the current system of DOLs is often unworkable in some healthcare settings, the RCoA questions whether the current legal arrangements around DOLs need to be completely replaced with the proposed ‘...

Pages

This website uses Cookies, for further information see our privacy policy.