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RCoA response to the Call for Contributions for the Commission on...

22 Feb 2018

The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) has submitted evidence to the Royal College of Surgeons of England’s independent Commission on the Future of Surgery. Our submission recommends that the Commission explores not only the future of surgical technology and innovations, but...

RCoA response to the Health Select Committee inquiry into...

22 Feb 2018

The Royal College of Anaesthetists has submitted a response to the Health Select Committee inquiry into Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships and Accountable Care Organisations. Summary of our response: We welcome any initiative that improves patient outcomes and...

RCoA response to 'Promoting professionalism, reforming...

29 Jan 2018

The Royal College of Anaesthetists has submitted a response to the ‘Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation’ consultation by the Department of Health and Social Care. The submission stresses the importance of an approach to reforming regulation that truly facilitates...

Consultation into regulation of MAPs - RCoA response

08 Dec 2017

The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) is pleased that the Department of Health has taken the decision to consult on the regulation of Medical Associate Professions (MAPs) in the UK. The College’s consultation submission can be found here. The RCoA is fully committed to...

Migration Advisory Committee call for evidence on the EEA-workforce...

30 Oct 2017

The Royal College of Anaesthetists has submitted a response to the Migration Advisory Committee call for evidence on the EEA-workforce in the UK labour market. The submission outlines the vital contribution that a truly international anaesthesia workforce plays in supporting...

RCoA outlines recommendations for the Autumn Budget 2017

25 Sep 2017

Ahead of the Chancellor delivering the Autumn Budget on Wednesday 22 November 2017, the Royal College of Anaesthetists has provided representation to HM Treasury, outlining three key recommendations for Government: The introduction of a ring-fenced capital fund for the NHS. The...

RCoA response to the consultation on the White Paper: Services fit...

13 Sep 2017

The RCoA Welsh Advisory Board has submitted a response to the Welsh Government’s consultation on the White Paper: Services fit for the future. The Board’s submission offers broad support for the aims of the White Paper, however the need for a greater emphasis on clinical...

RCoA response to the introduction of the BSC(Hons) in Operating...

29 Aug 2017

The Royal College of Anaesthetists has responded to the consultation by the College of Operating Department Practitioners following their revision of the pre-registration curriculum and the publication of a BSc(Hons) in Operating Department Practice Consultation Curriculum...

Response to UKSTSG Shape of Training Report

17 Aug 2017

The Royal College of Anaesthetists acknowledges the publication of the report from the UK Shape of Training Steering Group (UKSTSG) and recognises many of the challenges it highlights for medical education and training in the UK.  We welcome the Group's main conclusion that the...

RCoA response to HEE Accelerated Return to Training (ARTT) Call for...

11 Aug 2017

The Royal College of Anaesthetists has responded to the Health Education England’s (HEE’s) consultation, Accelerated Return to Training (ARTT) Call for Ideas. HEE is committed to develop evidence-based, innovative approaches for supporting junior doctors when they return to...

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