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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Election offers the chance of a ‘New Deal’ for the NHS

Responding to the Government’s announcement of a general election on 8 June 2017, Dr Liam Brennan, President of the Royal College of Anaesthetists...

Joint professional guidance on the use of general anaesthesia in...

Executive summary Studies on immature animals have demonstrated that general anaesthetic agents can induce changes in the central nervous system....

Case Reviewers Required - Acute Heart Failure Study

NCEPOD are recruiting a multi-disciplinary group of healthcare professionals with a working interest in Acute Heart Failure. Case Reviewers will be...

RCoA response to long-term sustainability of the NHS

Responding to the House of Lords Select Committee Report “The Long-term Sustainability of the NHS and Adult Social Care”, Dr Liam Brennan, President...

RCoA response to NHS England’s Next Steps on the NHS Five Year...

Responding to the publication of NHS England’s Next Steps on the NHS Five Year Forward View, Dr Liam Brennan, President of the Royal College of...

 

This year the RCoA will celebrate 25 years since gaining its Royal Charter. Click here for further information on all our planned activities.

 

 

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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