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Quality Assurance of the CPD Approval Scheme

04 Feb 2019

The quality assurance report for the CPD approval scheme at the Royal College of Anaesthetists is produced every year for the CPD Board to cover a number of its Terms of Reference, including reviewing the applications received for CPD approval and the subsequent decisions made...

RCoA responds to Operating theatres: opportunities to reduce...

04 Feb 2019

In response to the publication of NHS Improvement’s Operating theatres: opportunities to reduce waiting lists report, Professor Ravi Mahajan, President of the Royal College of Anaesthetists said: “The Royal College of Anaesthetists supports the efforts of NHS Improvement to...

Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards

01 Feb 2019

The 2019 Clinical Excellence Award round opens on Thursday 7 February and will close on Thursday 4 April. Consultants in England and Wales applying for a new award and/or applying for a renewal are advised to refer to our guidance here. Those seeking support for their...

Guidelines for Provision of Anaesthetic Services 2019

31 Jan 2019

The Royal College of Anaesthetists is pleased to announce that the Guidelines for Provision of Anaesthetic Services 2019 (GPAS) have now been published. This is the first time that all chapters have been updated using our NICE accredited development process. NICE accreditation...

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)...

FPM release joint Outcome Measures guidance

25 Jan 2019

The Faculty and the British Pain Society (BPS) have jointly developed a practical guidance document of outcome scales which are appropriate to pain management.   The group, Chaired by FPM Board member Dr Ganesan Baranidharan, specifically selected this set of well validated...

RCoA responds to HSIB report on Transfer of Critically Ill Adults

23 Jan 2019

Dr William Harrop-Griffiths, Chair of the Royal College of Anaesthetists’ Clinical Quality and Research Board said: “The Royal College of Anaesthetists welcomes the publication of the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch’s (HSIB) report on the Transfer of Critically Ill Adults...

2019 Annual General Meeting

10 Jan 2019

The 2019 Annual General Meeting of the Royal College of Anaesthetists will be held as follows: Tuesday 21 May 2019 at 12:40pm etc venues St Pauls 200 Aldersgate London EC1A 4HD The procedure for the submission of motions to the agenda is set by RCoA’s Regulations. Any motions...

Worcestershire anaesthetists rewarded for high quality patient care

09 Jan 2019

Anaesthetists at Worcestershire Acute 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 a ceremony...

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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