Media Centre

Media Centre

Press releases, information and journalist support.

Welcome to the College's media centre - the hub for all media enquiries, including requests for quotes, statements and interviews. You can also find information here about the College and general statistics about anaesthesia.

Office hours

The office is staffed from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Out of hours media contact: 07711 767377

Media contacts

media@rcoa.ac.uk

020 7092 1551

Gavin Dallas, Head of Communications

gdallas@rcoa.ac.uk

020 7092 1696

Verity Sinclair, Press Officer

vsinclair@rcoa.ac.uk

020 7092 1551

Distribution list

To join our press release distribution list, email us with your contact details and the media outlet you work for.

Journalist support

We can provide urgent and detailed media comments and quotes on topics covering:

  • primary and social care
  • patient safety
  • workforce
  • health research
  • quality and standards
  • perioperative care
  • drug concerns
  • prehabilitative medicine (fitness, nutrition, mental health)
  • government papers
  • recommendations for hospitals and more.

Previous press releases and statements issued by the College can be found in our news archive.

If you require a reactive comment or quote from the College, please contact Verity Sinclair.

All of our Council members are working anaesthetists and have been media trained. They are drawn from a wide range of subspecialties and are available for expert comment on specific medical topics, as well on more general issues affecting the wider UK healthcare sector.

If you require a reactive comment or quote from the College, please contact Verity Sinclair.

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