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Curriculum Review - Anaesthetic CCT Curriculum 2020 update

23 Jul 2019

Fellows and members may be aware that there is a large project to re-write the anaesthetic curriculum in line with new GMC standards that were published in May 2017. The proposed new curriculum will include three years core training (four years for ACCS) then four years for...

Your chance to join the BJA Education editorial board

17 Jun 2019

The British Journal of Anaesthesia is looking to recruit two anaesthetists in training members to the editorial board of BJA Education. The role will include overseeing the production of podcasts and contributing to the social media activities of the journal. Applicants should...

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...

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