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 to RCoA Council 2019: Nominations open

Nominations for election to the Council of The Royal College of Anaesthetists are now open. Council comprises 24 seats, made up of: 20 consultant...

Enhanced Maternal Care Guidelines 2018

The care of the critically ill woman in childbirth; enhanced maternal care 2018 has been published today.  The study summarises recommendations...

RCoA responds to Court of Appeal decision in the case of Dr Bawa-Garba

In response to the Court of Appeal’s judgment in the Bawa-Garba case, Dr Liam Brennan, President of The Royal College of Anaesthetists said: “I...

Constructed Response Questions (CRQ) Pilot Exam

In preparation for the move away from Short Answer Questions (SAQ) to Constructed Response Questions (CRQ) from September 2019, the Final board of...

RCoA responds to report on the Draft Health Service Safety...

Responding to the report from the Joint Committee on the Draft Health Service Safety Investigations Bill, Dr Liam Brennan, President of the Royal...

 

 

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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