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 highlights its key priorities in the Academy 2015 Manifesto

17 Apr 2015
The College has contributed to the Academy 2015 Manifesto which is the first of its kind, and...

ACCEA 2015 National Awards

14 Apr 2015
We are pleased to announce that the ACCEA 2015 National Awards Round has opened today, Tuesday...

Election to the RCoA Advisory Board for Scotland 2015 Results

17 Apr 2015
Voting for a consultant vacancy to the RCoA Advisory Board for Scotland closed on 16 April 2015...

Clinical Research Fellows in Health Services Research

15 Apr 2015
The National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia’s Health Services Research Centre (NIAA HSRC),...

President's statement from the forthcoming Bulletin - now...

15 Apr 2015
You can’t always get what you want ‘But if you try sometimes, you just might find you get what...



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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