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BMJ Awards 2020

14 Nov 2019

Entries are now open for the College sponsored Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine Team of the Year Award. The Royal College of Anaesthetists is pleased to be sponsoring the Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine Team of the Year category at the 2020 BMJ Awards. Entries are...

RCoA response to the Lancet Countdown 2019 report

14 Nov 2019

The Lancet Countdown 2019 report was published today. The report looks at new research from 35 global institutions and sets out the long-term health consequences for children and the wider population without action on climate change.  Dr Tom Pierce Environmental Advisor to the...

RCoA supports NHS Paediatric critical care and surgery in children...

11 Nov 2019

NHS England and NHS Improvement have published their summary report on the Paediatric critical care and surgery in children review. The review aims to reorganise services, ensuring all children can access high quality care that meets their individual needs as close to home as...

Principles for good practice issued to protect patients online

08 Nov 2019

Healthcare organisations including regulators, royal colleges and faculties, are today Friday 8 November, issuing a set of principles to help protect patient safety and welfare when accessing potentially-harmful medication online or over the phone. The jointly-agreed High...

Launching new Anaesthetic updates

07 Nov 2019

Have you ever wondered what the differences are between our CPD Study Day events and Updates in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Management? Every year the College runs four Updates in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Management events which are three days in length and...

Election to the Scottish Board 2020: call for nominations

06 Nov 2019

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 provides an important link between the College and fellows and members based in Scotland. Nominations close on 4 December 2019...

Election to the Northern Irish Board 2020: call for nominations

06 Nov 2019

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 important link between the College and fellows and members based in Northern Ireland. Nominations close on 4 December 2019.  ...

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

05 Nov 2019

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 of State for Health & Social Care, on the impact of current pension regulations on service provision. As well as contributing...

Election to Council 2020: ballot open

31 Oct 2019

The College Council election ballot is open for three consultant vacancies until 2 December 2019 at 12 noon. This ballot is being conducted electronically and all those eligible to vote should now have received an email with instructions about how to do so. To ensure the process...

Joint professional guidance on the use of general anaesthesia in...

28 Oct 2019

UPDATE – September 2019 Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland Royal College of Anaesthetists Association of Anaesthetists The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland   Executive summary Studies on immature animals have demonstrated that...

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