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The 5th National Audit Project (NAP5) - Accidental Awareness During...

10 Sep 2014

Accidental awareness is one of the most feared complications of general anaesthesia for both patients and anaesthetists. Patients spontaneously report this failure of general anaesthesia in approximately 1 in every 19,000 cases, according to the NAP5 report published today....

NICE Public Consultation – Quality Standards Process Guide

08 Sep 2014

In our response the College has asked NICE specifically to consider extending the response periods for its consultations. These tight deadlines (typically four weeks or less) make it impossible to obtain the appropriate expertise from busy clinicians and to meaningfully engage...

College response to the Dalton Review 2014 - New options for...

01 Sep 2014

Sir David Dalton, Chief Executive of the Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, has been tasked by Jeremy Hunt to conduct an independent review into new options for providers of NHS care. In particular the Review is looking at: the options available to providers of NHS care;...

Election to the RCoA Advisory Board for Scotland Results 2014

13 Aug 2014

SAS Vacancy There was one vacancy available and the following nomination was returned unopposed: Dr Derek McLaughlan, University Hospital, Ayr The current membership of the Board can be found by clicking here. Contact: Ms Gail Samuel Personal Assistant to Chief Executive 020...

NCEPOD Lower Limb Amputation Report Launch

13 Aug 2014

On 14 November 2014, NCEPOD will launch their report on a review of the care of patients who underwent major lower limb amputation.  Further information is available via their website here.  

Dantrolene Sodium (DANTRIUM® Intravenous) Alert

08 Aug 2014

Dantrolene sodium is indicated for the treatment of malignant hyperthermia.  Due to a manufacturing issue, some vials of dantrolene sodium may contain undissolved dantrolene sodium crystals after reconstitution.  The emergency measures outlined in this information are to ensure...

Bernard Johnson Adviser (Less Than Fulltime Training [LTFT]) Vacancy

07 Aug 2014

The College invites applications from interested anaesthetists for the role of Bernard Johnson Adviser (LTFT). The role of the Bernard Johnson Adviser (LTFT) is to: Lead and direct the College LTFT educational programme. Advise the Training Committee on policy relating to LTFT....

Nationwide survey of all UK hospitals shows anaesthetic care is...

07 Aug 2014

The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) and the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAGBI) have completed a comprehensive survey of UK anaesthetic activity which is published in the British Journal of Anaesthesia today. The study demonstrates high levels...

Ebola outbreak in West Africa

04 Aug 2014

Public Health England have issued an alert to update you on the current outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in West Africa, and to remind you to be vigilant for cases imported into the UK. The full alert is available here.

Protecting Health and Care Information

31 Jul 2014

A Department of Health consultation on proposals to introduce new Regulations The government wants to hear your views on proposals to strengthen controls and safeguards on the use of an individual’s health and care data. People should be confident that their personal data is not...

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