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Seasonal flu vaccination 2016/17

13 Sep 2016

The Chief Medical Officer has written to Dame Sue Bailey, Chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, to encourage Members and Fellows to get vaccinated against influenza.   Preliminary data from Public Health England on flu vaccine in the most recent season (2015-16)...

2016 Case Report Prize Winner

07 Sep 2016

The Faculty is pleased to advise that the 2016 Case Report Prize was awarded to Dr Katrina Margaret Dick for case report ‘Postoperative chronic pain, can it be prevented?’. Please click here to read the winning case report. Congratulations to Dr Katrina Margaret Dick for this...

Joint trainee doctor welfare statement

06 Sep 2016

The Royal College of Anaesthetists, the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine and The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland have issued a joint welfare statement in support of doctors in training.     This is without doubt a challenging and difficult time for...

Joint statement on the Junior Doctors' series of 5 day strikes

02 Sep 2016

Responding to the announcement by the BMA of a series of five days of strike action by junior doctors commencing on 12 September the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA), The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAGBI) and the Faculty of Intensive Care...

NCEPOD call for case note reviewers

31 Aug 2016

The National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death (NCEPOD) is undertaking a new study to explore the quality of health care provided to patients under the age of 25 who died/or had an unplanned admission to critical care within 30 days of receiving systemic anti-...

RCoA and The Hong Kong College of Anaesthesiologists sign MoU

31 Aug 2016

The RCoA has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with The Hong Kong College of Anaesthesiologists to enhance the development of standards for anaesthesia in Hong Kong. A framework is being developed to include collaborative work in education, training, assessment,...

RCoA/NIHR CRN Joint Awards

25 Aug 2016

The RCoA is pleased to announce the launch of a joint award in conjunction with the NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN). The Awards are designed to recognise NHS clinicians (consultants and trainees) who are making outstanding contributions to clinical research, particularly...

Later life career planning - AoMRC survey

24 Aug 2016

Assessing aspirations and options available for later career stages. The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges Flexible Careers Group is undertaking a national survey on the optimal career plan and working terms and conditions for colleagues in the later stages of their careers....

Managing the Difficult Airway

22 Aug 2016

The NAP4 report published by the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) and the Difficult Airway Society (DAS) included more than 160 recommendations to make airway management during anaesthesia, in intensive care and in emergency departments safer.  It is hoped that many...

Anaesthetic Assessors for MBRRACE-UK Confidential Enquiries into...

11 Aug 2016

Mothers and Babies: Reducing Risk through Audits and Confidential Enquiries across the UK (MBRRACE-UK) The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) and Obstetric Anaesthetists’ Association (OAA) are seeking to appoint new anaesthetic assessors for the MBRRACE-UK Confidential...

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