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New FPM Board Members elected

03 Nov 2010

Two new members have been elected to the Board of the Faculty of Pain Medicine via a postal vote, the successful candidates were Dr Beverley Collett and Dr Stephen Ward. The results in full were as follows: Candidate Votes COLLETT, Beverly  91 WARD, Stephen 52 JOHNSON, Tim 49...

Anaesthesia information for children

23 Oct 2010

A new series of leaflets designed specifically for children and young people, written by a team of parents, play specialists and doctors, with advice from hundreds of young people aged 4 years and upwards ...more

Cosmetic Surgery: On the face of it

16 Sep 2010

The Royal College of Anesthetists welcomes the report ‘On the face of it’. This review of the organisational structures surrounding the practice of cosmetic surgery is released today by the National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death. Many of the findings are of...

Statement on the NPSA's Safer Neuraxial Connectors Alert (...

18 Aug 2010

Safer spinal (intrathecal), epidural and regional devicesNational Patient Safety Agency Alert NPSA/2009/PSA004A The Safe Anaesthesia Liaison Group (SALG) has acknowledged the concerns of the specialty surrounding the above National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) Alert. The...

Statement on Provision of Emergency Paediatric Neurosurgical...

09 Aug 2010

Joint Statement from the Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS) and the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) Regarding the Provision of Emergency Paediatric Neurosurgical Services   Endorsed by the: Association of Anaesthetists [AAGBI]; Association of Paediatric...

PA(A) supervision and limitation of scope of practice (August 2010...

01 Aug 2010

RCoA Executive Summary: It remains the responsibility of those leading departments of anaesthesia, together with their constituent consultants, to ensure that PA(A)s work under the supervision of a consultant anaesthetist at all times. The PA(A) must work at all times within an...

Statement on 'Liberating the NHS: report of the arms-length...

28 Jul 2010

The review aims to reduce bureaucracy and improve efficiency in a simplified landscape. This is to be welcomed if quality of outcomes and patient safety initiatives are protected. The Royal College of Anaesthetists has worked in very close partnership with the National Patient...

e-Learning Anaesthesia (e-LA)

05 Jul 2010

In light of the current financial climate the Department of Health (DH) recently conducted a review of e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) as part of an overall assessment of DH activities. Currently, the programme has been put on hold and the capital allocation to e-LfH has been...

PA(A) supervision and limitation of scope of practice (July 2010...

01 Jul 2010

RCoA Executive Summary:  It remains the responsibility of those leading departments of anaesthesia, together with their constituent consultants, to ensure that PA(A)s work under the supervision of a consultant anaesthetist at all times. The PA(A) must work at all times within an...

The Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine

17 May 2010

The Presidents of the listed Colleges are pleased to announce the establishment of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine of the United Kingdom. The Faculty will be located in and administered from the Royal College of Anaesthetists. The initiative is strongly supported by the...

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