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Epsom & St Helier Hospitals’ anaesthetic team awarded for high...

12 Dec 2018

Anaesthetists at Epsom & St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust have been recognised for providing the highest quality care to their patients. The prestigious Anaesthesia Clinical Services Accreditation (ACSA) from the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) was presented at...

One million interactions on the Lifelong Learning platform

11 Dec 2018

Since the August 2018 launch of the Lifelong Learning platform, over one million interactions with the platform have taken place. This milestone is the culmination of over two years of intense testing by various stakeholders, followed by a phased roll-out of the portal. The one...

RCoA welcomes the Future of Surgery Report

07 Dec 2018

Commenting on the ‘Future of Surgery’ report from the Royal College of Surgeons, Professor Ravi Mahajan, President of the Royal College of Anaesthetists said: “We welcomed the opportunity to input into this important report and it is pleasing to see it highlight the increasing...

Election to Council results 2019

04 Dec 2018

Voting for election to Council of the Royal College of Anaesthetists closed on Monday 3 December at 12:00pm. The College can confirm the following candidates have been elected: Consultant vacancies: Felicity Plaat Mike Swart Trainee vacancy: Sarah Muldoon As in previous years...

RCoA launches its first blog

28 Nov 2018

This week the College launched its first blog for which we are keen to take contributions from fellows, members and partners on issues and topics of relevance to the specialty and wider NHS. Blogs can be written by anyone with an affiliation to the College and/or anaesthesia, so...

Joint RCoA and the Association of Anaesthetists 2018 Trainee Salary...

22 Nov 2018

The introduction of the new terms and conditions of the 2016 junior doctor contact in England highlighted many issues for anaesthetists in training, in particular that of pay. Following the 2017 August job changeover, the Royal College of Anaesthetists (College) and the...

RCoA and British Medical Association call for action on rest...

19 Nov 2018

The Royal College of Anaesthetists and the British Medical Association (BMA) are calling on the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care to deliver on his priority of “valuing, fighting for and championing NHS staff”, by ensuring all healthcare staff have access to high-...

Wirral hospital’s anaesthetic team recognised for high quality...

15 Nov 2018

Anaesthetists at Wirral University Teaching Hospital have been recognised for providing the highest quality care to local patients. The prestigious Anaesthesia Clinical Services Accreditation (ACSA) from the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) was presented at a ceremony on 15...

RCoA responds to ‘health care workforce in England’ report

15 Nov 2018

Responding to the joint report from the Health Foundation, The Kings Fund and the Nuffield Trust Professor Ravi Mahajan, President of the Royal College of Anaesthetists said: “It’s absolutely clear that we need to address the fragmentation in workforce planning and replace it...

Position statement in support of reopening the Associate Specialist...

14 Nov 2018

  This position statement sets out the view of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and the Association of Anaesthetists that the grade of Associate Specialist should be reopened to new entrants based on workforce need. This statement will be: placed on the College and...

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