The Royal College of Anaesthetists

Anaesthesia is the largest single hospital specialty in the NHS. The Royal College of Anaesthetists is the professional body responsible for the specialty throughout the UK, and it ensures the quality of patient care through the maintenance of standards in anaesthesia, critical care and pain medicine.



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RCoA statement on DDRB report

The Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration Body (DDRB) has published its recommendations for reforming the consultant and trainee contracts to...

Overseas exams and eligibility for training and CCT

The GMC has recently published a position statement seeking to clarify the position of examinations within GMC approved curricula, in particular...

BJA Education Editorial Board Membership - paediatric anaesthesia

The British Journal of Anaesthesia invites applications for membership of the Editorial Board of BJA Education (formerly Continuing Education in...

FPM Examiner applications now open!

The Faculty of Pain Medicine invites applications for vacancies to the Court of Examiners in the Fellowship of the Faculty of Pain Medicine, for the...

Annual Report and Triennial Review of the NHS Litigation Authority

An independent Triennial Review of the NHS Litigation Authority (NHSLA) has been published by the Department of Health. The NHSLA has also published...



The College is committed to developing a collaborative programme for the delivery of perioperative care across the UK. Watch our short film, read our vision document, and share your views.


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