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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The Challenges for A&E

25 Nov 2014
The RCoA endorses the STEP campaign of the College of Emergency Medicine (CEM), which calls for...

The reconfiguration of clinical services: what is the evidence?

25 Nov 2014
The reconfiguration of clinical services continues to generate public and political controversy...

Consultant Outcomes Data

21 Nov 2014
The RCoA supports NHS England’s commitment to providing patients with more public information...

High Dependency Care for Children - Time to Move On

21 Nov 2014
A focus on the critically ill child pathway beyond the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit The RCoA...

RCoA seeks College Members and Fellows for GPAS Pilot

20 Nov 2014
The Royal College of Anaesthetists is currently looking for anaesthetists to take part in the...



The appointment of a departmental RCoA-DAS Airway Lead was recommended by The Difficult Airway Society (DAS), in the NAP4 report and strongly recommended by the RCoA.


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