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Recommendations for safe trainee changeover

01 Jul 2013

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and NHS Employers have recently published recommendations for safe trainee changeover. The guidance offers simple, practical recommendations that can be implemented in all organisations to help mitigate the problems associated with the...

Shape of Training – analysis of the themes, ideas and feedback

27 Jun 2013

An update is now available from the Shape of Training website, alongside several other documents which chart the progress of the evidence gathered for the review so far. These documents focus on the following areas. Descriptive analysis of the themes, ideas and feedback we...

Junior doctor contract proposals

21 Jun 2013

The British Medical Association and NHS Employers have today published draft heads of terms to achieve a new contract for doctors and dentists in training. Please click here for further information

National Training Survey 2013 – preview of key findings

12 Jun 2013

Please click here to see the GMC National Training Survey 2013 Key Findings Report. The survey results can be viewed by specialty, area and in other ways by visiting: www.gmc-uk.org/education/surveys.asp.

Review of Routes to the Specialist Registers

24 May 2013

The following is the College's response to this consultation. There are 14 questions in this questionnaire, broken down as follows: Question 1 is on a new model for evaluating equivalence Question 2 is on acclimatisation to UK health services Questions 3 to 5 are about...

Doctors in training event

17 May 2013

Health Education England’s (HEE) Better Training Better Care (BTBC) programme is holding a trainee doctor event on 7 June 2013 to launch the winners of the Inspire Improvement project. Download the poster for more information »

e-Portfolio surpasses 100,000 workplace based assessments

11 Apr 2013

Following a successful pilot in 2010, the RCoA e-Portfolio system has been up and running since August 2011 and is now used by trainees in all Schools of Anaesthesia across the UK. The level of use across the Schools has steadily increased from the outset and since August 2012,...

Understanding Francis

01 Mar 2013

The Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management have published a brief document on the Francis report and its importance to trainees. Click here to view the College's comments on the Report on the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation.

Bernard Johnson Adviser (International Programmes) vacancy

28 Feb 2013

The College invites applications from interested anaesthetists for the role of Bernard Johnson Adviser (IP).  The role of the Bernard Johnson Adviser (IP) is to: Lead and direct the development of the College’s International Programme. Advise the Training Committee on policy...

Shape of Training Call for Evidence and Ideas

19 Feb 2013

The Royal College of Anaesthetists’ response is available to read below. The College would like to thank Professor David Greenaway and the Expert Group for the opportunity to respond to this essential review.


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