Individuals who are distinguished lay persons or medical practitioners of international repute, who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of anaesthesia, critical care or pain management.
Benefits of Honorary Fellowship membership
We are committed to building a strong membership and professional body that all anaesthetists can be proud of and are devoted to supporting you throughout every stage of your career. Results from our recent membership surveys show a clear majority of fellows and members rate the College ‘good’ or ‘very good’ as a membership organisation – something we are proud of.
Honorary Fellowship of the College is bestowed on individuals who are distinguished lay persons or medical practitioners of international repute, who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of anaesthesia, critical care or pain management. Honorary Fellows receive a wide range of benefits including:
- Access to academic publications: British Journal of Anaesthesia and BJA Education - with access to its online CPD material
- College publications: College Bulletin, President's News , Devolved nations’ e-newsletter
- College mailings to keep you up to date, including news of all future educational courses and events and the College’s Annual Review
- access to the College’s e-Learning system (at a reduced rate if working overseas)
- access to support and guidance through revalidation and access to the CPD diary within the Lifelong Learning platform *
- access to our My RCoA portal
- post nominal of FRCA
For a full list of benefits the College provides its fellows and members dependent on categories, please click here.
Through your membership, the College is also able to advance our specialty by carrying out important work in clinical standards, patient safety and research. This includes:
- the National Audit Projects (NAPs) and the Sprint National Anaesthesia Projects (SNAP)
- the Anaesthesia Clinical Services Accreditation (ACSA) scheme, with benefits delivered to patients, clinicians and anaesthetic departments across the UK
- the National Emergency Laparotomy Audit (NELA) which has helped save hundreds of patients’ lives each year since its inception
- keeping our NICE accredited anaesthetic standards setting document, Guidelines for the Provision of Anaesthetic Services (GPAS), up to date
- development of the Centre for Perioperative Care (CPOC).