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RCoA Trainer Award deadline extended

30 Nov 2016

The deadline to nominate your trainer for the RCoA’s 25th Anniversary Trainer Award has been extended to 5pm on Monday 19 December, 2016. This new award is being launched during the 25th Anniversary year to celebrate excellent training in anaesthesia, critical care and pain...

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...

FPM response to NICE Low Back Pain and Sciatica

30 Nov 2016

We welcome the new NICE guidelines on the management of non-specific low back pain and sciatica, and hope that this will clarify and streamline both the timeliness and treatment options most likely to provide benefit for the majority of sufferers.  However, these are often...

Scottish FFPMRCA Preparation Course - March 2017

30 Nov 2016

A three day FFPMRCA Examination Prep Course will be hosted at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow on 13th - 15th March 2017.  You will need to secure your place with the East of Scotland RAPM, Dr Gail Gillespie. Further details can be found here. 

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RCoA supports development of resources to drive & deliver...

25 Nov 2016

The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) is pleased to support the launch of a major health accreditation initiative today, designed to improve patient care, provide consistency for clinicians, reduce the burden on healthcare regulators and help ensure value for money in...

RCoA supports AoMRC call for NHS and social care funding ahead of...

18 Nov 2016

The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) fully supports today's statement from the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges regarding the additional resources required by the NHS and social care systems. Anaesthetists are on the frontline of healthcare with over two-thirds of all...

RCoA and FICM partner with GMC to enhance medical training research

10 Nov 2016

The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) and the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine (FICM) have agreed to share exam outcome data with the UK Medical Education Database (UKMED) to help develop a better understanding of factors influencing doctors’ progression through medical...

New QI e-learning resource developed for the perioperative team

09 Nov 2016

The Royal College of Anaesthetists has launched a new online anaesthesia quality improvement (QI) e-learning resource - the Perioperative Improvement Science and Management (PRISM-ed) module - based on the College’s Improvement Science curriculum. The PRISM-ed module has been...

Applications to join Q are now open

08 Nov 2016

The Q initiative, a programme led by the Health Foundation and supported and co-funded by NHS Improvement, is inviting applications from those working in the North East and North Cumbria, the South West and the West of England as part of its objective to connect people with...

BMA Foundation for Medical Research Grant 2017

03 Nov 2016

The 2017 BMA foundation for medical research grants will open for applications on the BMA website from 5 December 2016. The BMA provide approximately £500,000 of research funding annually, this year across 11 different grants. Funding areas range from heart disease to...

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