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 supports NHS Paediatric critical care and surgery in children review report

NHS England and NHS Improvement have published their summary report on the Paediatric critical care and surgery in children review. The review aims...

Launching new Anaesthetic updates

Have you ever wondered what the differences are between our CPD Study Day events and Updates in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Management? Every...

Election to the Scottish Board 2020: call for nominations

Nominations are now open for election to the Scottish Board of the Royal College of Anaesthetists. Meeting three times a year in Edinburgh, the Board...

Election to the Northern Irish Board 2020: call for nominations

Nominations are now open for election to the Northern Irish Board of the Royal College of Anaesthetists. Meeting twice a year, the board provides an...

Doctors’ pensions tax issue now having a real impact on patient care

The College recognises the vital importance of raising the issues in the Academy’s joint letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer and the Secretary...

 

 

Our Fitter Better Sooner resources will provide you with the information you need to become fitter and better prepared for your operation. 

Download the leaflets and view the animation here.

Events

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  • 10 Dec 2019 to 11 Dec 2019
    The theme of the 2019 Winter Symposium is "Patient Safety, Health and wellbeing”. In an increasingly pressurised NHS...