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RCoA releases film showcasing anaesthesia as a career in...

05 Mar 2019

To help celebrate National Careers Week – the College has released a film, aimed at undergraduates considering a career in anaesthesia. The film features six anaesthetists at various stages of their careers discussing their personal experiences with the specialty. It gives first...

RCoA and FICM update on ICM ST3 offers

05 May 2018

The College and the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine (FICM) were made aware yesterday of problems with the Royal College of Physicians London (RCPL) led medical training recruitment processes. This has had a knock-on effect to destabilise single and dual specialty ICM...

RCoA links low anaesthesia and intensive care medicine specialty...

05 Aug 2016

In response to the publication of recruitment data for specialty training positions by Health Education England (HEE), Dr Liam Brennan, President of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA), said:  “While the publication of HEE’s recruitment data shows that overall fill rates...

New and improved RCoA assessor e-learning training tool

07 Jan 2016

We are pleased to announce the launch of the new and improved RCoA assessor e-learning training tool, which is designed for selectors directly involved in the Anaesthesia/ACCS selection process. Additional videos have now been added to expand upon the existing content of the...

Education Programme Advisor

21 Apr 2015

Applications are invited for an Education Programme Advisor to provide clinical advice to support the delivery of the College’s Education Programme. The successful candidate will work closely with the College’s Education Committee and Events Team to maintain the quality of the...

LAT ST3 applications are now open

29 Apr 2013

Please see the West Midlands website for further information: http://www.westmidlandsdeanery.nhs.uk/Recruitment2013/Anaesthesia.aspx  

CT2 Recruitment in Anaesthesia

09 Nov 2012

We have been advised by the Department of Health that in 2013 there should be no CT2 recruitment in Anaesthesia in England, either at a national or local level. There is no change to the situation in the devolved nations. Programme Directors should ensure that they take this...

Recruitment to Anaesthetics August 2013

23 Oct 2012

Anaesthetics recruitment information and guidance for August 2013 is now available via the West Midlands Deanery.

Scotland to join National Recruitment in Anaesthesia

20 Jul 2012

We are pleased to announce that Scotland will be joining the rest of the UK in the National Recruitment into Anaesthesia, coordinated by the RCoA and West Midlands Deanery. National Recruitment was first carried out in 2009, but recruitment in Scotland has been conducted...

Recruitment 2013

18 Jul 2012

Recruitment for CT and ST rotations commencing in February 2013 is now open.  For further information please see: www.westmidlandsdeanery.nhs.uk/Recruitment2012/Anaesthesia.aspx.