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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NHS Five Year Forward View

23 Oct 2014
NHS leaders have set out a roadmap for healthcare in England in the NHS Five Year Forward View...

Delivering better value of care in the NHS

21 Oct 2014
This is a summary of the findings and work of a major project exploring how the NHS is...

RCoA comment on CQC guidance on fundamental standards and enforcement...

20 Oct 2014
The general view of both clinical and lay members of the College is that the guidance provides...

Questionnaire on attitudes to working in the Ebola outbreak

17 Oct 2014
The NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections are inviting...

Election to Council 2015 Candidates

10 Oct 2014
Nominations for election to the Council of The Royal College of Anaesthetists were recently...



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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