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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ACCEA Triennial Review - call for evidence

27 Mar 2015
In recent years, the health and social care system in England has undergone substantial change...

NHS Sustainability Day 2015

26 Mar 2015
With an election six weeks away and political parties vying for sound bites, we can expect...

New rules of consent - update on the UK law

25 Mar 2015
It is important to be aware of the recent landmark Supreme Court judgement in the case of...

CQC Strategy and Business Plan 2015-2016 and 2016-2017

24 Mar 2015
Members of the RCoA Lay Committee have commented on the Care Quality Commission Business Plan...

NCEPOD Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage Report Launch

23 Mar 2015
The NCEPOD report on Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage will be launched at the Royal College of...



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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