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New Faculty of Pain Medicine Dean and Vice-Dean

24 May 2016

Dr Barry Miller has been elected as the new Faculty of Pain Medicine Dean and Dr John Hughes has been elected as the new Vice-Dean.  Both will start their new roles from 16th September 2016.  Statement from Dr Barry Miller: “I have been a Fellow of this Faculty since its...

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...

Junior Doctors’ contract negotiations

18 May 2016

Commenting on the publication of an Acas statement setting out the terms of an agreement between the Government and the BMA, RCoA President Liam Brennan said: "The RCoA is pleased that the negotiations between the government and the BMA have been productive and resulted in a way...

Get involved with GPAS development

18 May 2016

The College is rolling out the new process by which we develop the chapters for the Guidelines for the Provision of Anaesthetic Services (GPAS) document so that they fulfil the standard criteria for accreditation by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)....

NCAS is recruiting

17 May 2016

NCAS is currently advertising for a number of exciting senior roles in the field of resolving concerns about the performance of doctors, dentists and pharmacists, including: Senior Adviser (Responsible Officer & Healthcare Professional Alert Notices) to provide senior...

Learn more about EPM Lite

16 May 2016

EPM Lite is a scaled-down version of the full EPM course, and is designed to be delivered to medical undergraduates in half a day. The course has been piloted in 9 medical schools.  You can read more about the project here. 

CEACCP Collections now available online

12 May 2016

CEACCP articles are now available in a ‘collection’ format, categorised by specialty and subcategories. This excellent resource will be of great benefit to trainees, fellows and members wishing to enhance their CPD in particular areas. BJA Education (formerly CEACCP)...

Smoking and surgery

05 May 2016

The RCoA has contributed to a joint briefing providing health professionals and commissioners with clear advice and examples of good practice in relation to smoking and surgery. This briefing has been produced in partnership with, health charity Action on Smoking and Health, the...

RCoA supports AoMRC statement on junior doctors’ dispute

04 May 2016

The RCoA and the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine (FICM) today joins other medical royal colleges in a collaborative statement calling for a five day pause in the process of imposition of a new contract and a five day suspension of the threat of further industrial action so...

Proposed revisions to Clinical Reference Groups - NHS England

26 Apr 2016

From NHS England: The recruitment process for the new CRG chairs and request for interest in members has now started and the advert can be found on the NHS England website. This includes the CRG for Specialised Pain.  The closing date for applications is midnight on 15th May.


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