Royal College of Anaesthetists

Anaesthesia is the largest single hospital specialty in the NHS. The RCoA 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 and FICM respond to enFlow IV fluid warming device health alert

The Royal College of Anaesthetists and Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine are closely monitoring the situation regarding Vyaire’s announcement on 13...

World Sleep Day: Growing support for Fight Fatigue campaign

World Sleep Day, today (15 March 2019), marks one year since the launch of the national Fight Fatigue campaign, a joint initiative of the College,...

RCoA responds to NHS England’s interim report for the Review of NHS Access Standards

Responding to NHS England’s interim report for the Review of NHS Access Standards, Professor Ravi Mahajan, President of the Royal College of...

Finalists announced for the 2019 BMJ Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine Team of the Year award

The team at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn was nominated for its arterial line safety. By developing a non-injectable arterial connecter...

Faculty of Pain Medicine responds to establishment of independent cannabinoid clinics

In response to reports in the national media of the planned establishment of independent cannabinoid clinics in the UK, Dr Barry Miller, Dean of the...



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