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FFPMRCA Examination Tutorial Series

31 Jan 2012

The FPM are developing a two-day Examination Tutorial Series for trainees that will include tutorials each day covering ...more »

Person Specifications 2013

30 Jan 2012

Please note that for 2013 the Person Specification for ST3 will be amended to show that the applicant needs to have the Primary FRCA by the date of interview. The effect of this will be to make ‘Category 2’ applicants ineligible.

Call for nominations – RCoA Trainee Committee

27 Jan 2012

Following the completion of training, we now have two vacancies  on the College's Trainee Committee.  The responsibility of members of the Trainee Committee are: To represent trainee opinion to the College Council; To enhance and maintain dissemination of trainee information to...

Associate recruitment: responses to Concerns Assessment Team

27 Jan 2012

The President of the RCoA would like to draw your attention to the following request from the GMC. The GMC is to appoint members to a new Responses to Concerns Assessment Team (RCAT), to be individually deployed across the UK to assess serious and persistent training and...

New guidance prevents doctors being ‘gagged’ and says they must...

26 Jan 2012

New guidance from the General Medical Council will prevent doctors entering into contracts or agreements that seek to stop them raising concerns about poor quality care. Niall Dickson, Chief Executive of the General Medical Council said: ‘These clauses are totally unacceptable....

RCoA response to the GMC review of continuing professional...

17 Jan 2012

The RCoA has submitted a response to the GMC on the role of the regulator in medical CPD. As part of the consultation, the GMC also sought comments on the new draft guidance and framework of principles around which doctors should plan, undertake and evaluate their CPD activity....

RCoA response to the GMC consultation on the Licence to Practise...

16 Jan 2012

The RCoA Revalidation Delivery Committee has considered in detail the consultation document and draft regulations and has submitted the College response to the GMC. The draft regulations covers the process that will enable the GMC to revalidate a doctor’s licence. Also covered,...

The Candidate Newsletter (Issue 3)

12 Jan 2012

The Candidate is a newsletter specifically designed to keep FRCA examination candidates informed of updates to exam processes, procedures, and regulations.  Issue 3 is now available to download.

FFPMRCA Exam Questions are now available!

05 Jan 2012

The Faculty of Pain Medicine (FPM) is pleased to announce its examination for the award of the Fellowship of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (FFPMRCA) ...more »  

The CAI Examinations and the UK CCT

17 Dec 2011

The Royal College of Anaesthetists has been informed by the College of Anaesthetists of Ireland that, following discussions at its meeting of Council last week, it is no longer their intention to seek GMC recognition of the Examinations of the Irish College as an equivalent test...