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Anaesthetic curriculum review

13 Jun 2019

Today the College Chair of the Anaesthetic Curriculum Review Group, Dr Nigel Penfold, updated delegates in attendance at the College Tutors meeting in Chester, about the latest developments in the review of the Anaesthetic Curriculum. The anaesthetic curriculum is being revised...

Dr David Selwyn appointed as Director of the Centre for...

20 May 2019

The Royal College of Anaesthetists is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr David Selwyn as the inaugural Director of the Centre for Perioperative Care (CPOC). The CPOC is a cross-specialty centre dedicated to the promotion, advancement and development of perioperative...

The pioneering Centre for Perioperative Care launched to improve...

20 May 2019

The Centre for Perioperative Care (CPOC) was launched on Monday 20 May by the Royal College of Anaesthetists, as a cross-specialty, national centre dedicated to the promotion, advancement and development of perioperative care. CPOC will facilitate and encourage cross-...

RCoA responds to The Royal College of Physicians calling for more...

29 Apr 2019

The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) supports the call by the Royal College of Physicians for more research to be undertaken within NHS Trusts across England. Clinical research is the backbone of patient care and the NIAA Health Services Research Centre (HSRC) at the...

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust take home the Anaesthesia...

26 Apr 2019

The anaesthetic team at Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust was named Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine Team of the Year at the 2019 BMJ Awards held in London on Wednesday 24 April. The BMJ Awards celebrate excellence in the delivery of clinicians and the teams they work...

2019 Annual General Meeting

26 Apr 2019

The College’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on Tuesday 21 May in London as part of our Anaesthesia 2019 event at etc venues St Paul’s. The AGM agenda is available here. If you are not attending Anaesthesia 2019 but would still like to attend the AGM please email...

Council members help reduce the College’s carbon footprint, one...

10 Apr 2019

Hot on the heels of the College publishing its first Sustainability Strategy – members of College Council are taking the serious task of reducing the organisation’s carbon footprint one step (or cycle ride) at a time. Today Council members have either walked or cycled the entire...

World Sleep Day: Growing support for Fight Fatigue campaign

15 Mar 2019

World Sleep Day, today (15 March 2019), marks one year since the launch of the national Fight Fatigue campaign, a joint initiative of the College, the Association of Anaesthetists and the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine. The campaign aims to raise awareness of the impact of...

Anaesthetists to launch largest ever study of cardiac arrest during...

30 Jan 2019

Anaesthetists across the UK are due to commence the largest ever study of cardiac arrest occurring during general anaesthesia and surgery. Managed by the Health Services Research Centre on behalf of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, the Seventh National Audit Project (NAP7)...

RCoA and NIHR Research Awards 2019

08 Jan 2019

The Royal College of Anaesthetists is pleased to announce that submissions are now open for three awards in conjunction with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN). The awards are designed to recognise NHS clinicians (consultants and...

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