Revised Charter and Ordinances

On 15 February we received Orders from the Privy Council approving amendments to the College's Charter and Ordinances. Our new Charter and Ordinances, which were approved by members at the AGM on 1 December 2022, and Regulations that were updated and amended at Council in February 2023, are now in effect.


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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.

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Working with our members, we ensure the quality of patient care through the maintenance of standards in anaesthesia, critical care and pain medicine.