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Guidance for the Provision of Anaesthetic Services 2017 consultation

22 Dec 2016

The Royal College of Anaesthetists has produced draft chapters of the Guidance for the Provision of Anaesthetic Services (GPAS) 2017 for consultation. The consultation is open from 22 December 2016 to 22 January 2017. The following chapters have been drafted using the College’s...

NHS consultant and trainee anaesthetist award winners announced

21 Dec 2016

The RCoA is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 research awards run in partnership with the NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN). These new awards, for members and fellows of the RCoA, recognise NHS clinicians (consultants and trainees) who have made outstanding...

'Diversion and Illicit Supply of Medicines' report from...

20 Dec 2016

The Faculty of Pain Medicine welcomes the report by the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs on Diversion and Illicit Supply of Medicines.   The report, contributed to by the Faculty through consultation in 2014, includes reference to the Faculty and PHE online resource...

Anaesthetists in Training: your views on morale & welfare

09 Dec 2016

The past year has been exceptionally challenging for all of us working in healthcare but particularly for anaesthetist in training. At the Royal College of Anaesthetists we are acutely aware of the issues affecting anaesthetists in training. We would like to get a more...

RCoA response to MBRRACE maternal deaths report

07 Dec 2016

In response to the publication of the MBRRACE-UK report1, Dr Liam Brennan, President of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) said: “Maternal death in the UK is fortunately a rare event but when a mother does die in hospital, anaesthetists and intensive care (critical care)...

Election to Council Results 2017

06 Dec 2016

Voting for election to Council of the Royal College of Anaesthetists closed on Monday, 5 December at 5:00 pm. The College can confirm the following candidates have been elected: Consultant vacancies HALL, Judith CAREY, Chris PERKINS, Russell  Trainee vacancy CHEUNG, Jenny  As...

Delays to BJA & BJA Education November and December issues

30 Nov 2016

Please note that due to a production delay from our suppliers, which was outside of our control, dispatch of the November issues of the British Journal of Anaesthesia (BJA), BJA Education (BJA Ed) and the RCoA Bulletin were severely delayed. UK members can expect to receive...

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...

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