Careers and Training

'Anaesthesia merges all the reasons I wanted to become a Doctor.  It involves communicating with patients and their loved ones, performing intricate clinical skills, relieving pain, teaching others, advanced understanding of basic science and continually expanding my own knowledge and understanding'.


This section provides information on all aspects of training and career support for every grade of anaesthetist.

Training News

17 Apr 2014
As President I request your support for a...
17 Apr 2014
The College Annual Specialty Report 2013 to the...
17 Apr 2014
The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges is today...
16 Apr 2014
Returning to work after a career break or going...

Information on anaesthesia, careers in anaesthesia and careers fairs
Regulations, Curricula and detailed information about the Anaesthetic Training Programme
Information on UK Schools of Anaesthesia
Information for non-UK doctors to train in the UK
Information for SAS doctors returning to training and equivalence
The RCoA e-Portfolio is a new web-based system, which allows trainees to build their portfolio
A bi-monthly Newsletter aimed at all anaesthesia trainees
Training programme registration forms, applications and certificates
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