BJA and BJA Education Online

About BJA and BJA Education (formerly CEACCP)

The following journals are published by Elsevier from January 2018 and are available free of charge to Members of the College: The British Journal of Anaesthesia (BJA), and BJA Education.

BJA remains the oldest and largest independent journal of anaesthesia and it became the journal of The College of Anaesthetists in 1990. The College was granted a Royal Charter in 1992. Although there are educational links between BJA and the College, the journal retains editorial independence. With an Impact Factor of 6.238 in 2016 the BJA is the #1 ranking journal in the field of Anaesthesiology.

Online access to BJA and BJA Education

The journals can be accessed at:

Between 1 January and 31 March 2018, the BJA and BJAEd will be available online in promotional free access by new publishers Elsevier.

We strongly encourage College fellows and members to set up a new user profile on Elsevier’s websites prior to 31 March to ensure a smooth transition to the new Elsevier-hosted websites. When creating an online profile, fellows and members will be able to set their preferences for additional services, such as signing up to receive Table of Contents alerts and access to the BJA Education MCQs.
You can create your online profile by visiting either or and then following the two-step process that can be found here:

If you have questions about creating your new Elsevier online access, or need help to do so, please telephone the Elsevier Customer Support on:

Europe Telephone: +44 (0) 1865-843177
US and Canada Telephone: 800-654-2452

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) with BJA Education and BJA 

BJA Education online offers an MCQ test for each article, for which a ‘pass’ generates a PDF certificate of completion which can be printed off or uploaded into the RCoA CPD Online Diary or another revalidation management system.

Reading BJA online also counts as an approved CPD personal activity and should be self-accredited on the basis of one CPD credit per hour. For further information, please contact

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