Registered medical practitioner in the UK who has passed the Primary FRCA examination or any other examination that Council consider to be sufficient for the purpose of membership [see Regulation (6)(1)] and have completed 12 months of anaesthetic training in the UK. They are no longer working in a Trainee role and are not working towards completing the anaesthetic training programme at the College.
£265.00 (overseas £195.00)
Benefits of 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 2018 membership survey showed a clear majority of fellows and members rated the College ‘good’ or ‘very good’ as a membership organisation – something we are proud of. Delivering good value for money is important to us, and we have been able to maintain some of the lowest membership fees across the Medical Royal Colleges whilst ensuring we provide our fellows and members with a wide range of benefits.
Please see the list of some top benefits for this member category below:
- the monthly British Journal of Anaesthesia (BJA)
- the monthly BJA Education – with access to its online CPD material
- the bi-monthly College Bulletin magazine
- College mailings to keep you up to date, including news of all future educational courses and events, the President's monthly newsletter and the College’s Annual Report
- access to support and guidance through revalidation and access to the CPD diary within the Lifelong Learning platform
- access to the Lifelong Learning platform within two weeks of approved membership application
- access to the College’s e-Learning system (at a reduced rate if working overseas)
- have voting rights (to elect SAS member of Council) and may stand for College Council SAS seat – relates to the College Council elections when appropriate
- a Certificate of Membership and use of post nominal MRCA.
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).
To be able to take full advantage of College benefits
and get involved in College initiatives