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RCoA demonstrates its commitment to the global health priority of...

17 Sep 2019

The Royal College of Anaesthetists is committed to improving patients’ safety, wellbeing and outcomes through the maintenance and advancement of standards in anaesthesia, critical care and pain medicine. It’s for this reason that we are supporting the World Health Organisation’...

National recognition for Dudley Group anaesthetics

09 Aug 2019

Anaesthetists at Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust have been recognised for providing the highest quality care to their patients by achieving the prestigious Anaesthesia Clinical Services Accreditation (ACSA) from the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA). ACSA promotes quality...

RCoA responds to the government agreeing to place anaesthesia on...

07 Aug 2019

In response to the government agreeing to place anaesthesia on the Shortage Occupation List, Professor Ravi Mahajan, President of the Royal College of Anaesthetists said: “The Royal College of Anaesthetists is pleased the government has agreed to implement the Migration Advisory...

RCoA responds to the government's green paper ‘Advancing our...

24 Jul 2019

In response to the government's green paper ‘Advancing our health: prevention in the 2020s’, Professor Ravi Mahajan, President of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, said: “The Royal College of Anaesthetists welcomes the government’s green paper ‘Advancing our health: prevention...

UPDATE: Supply Disruption Alert – Marcain Heavy 0.5 % Solution for...

19 Jul 2019

Further to the College’s previous announcement, the Medicines and Pharmacy Directorate at the Department of Health & Social Care has advised that licensed Marcain Heavy is now back in stock and available for Trusts to order.

Supply Disruption Alert – Marcain Heavy 0.5% Solution for Injection

04 Jul 2019

The Royal College of Anaesthetists and the Association of Anaesthetists are aware of the supply distribution alert issued today by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) for Marcain Heavy 0.5% Solution for Injection. We will continue to remain in direct contact with...

RCoA, Macmillan and NIHR launch Prehabilitation report for people...

02 Jul 2019

The Royal College of Anaesthetists, Macmillan Cancer Support, and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Cancer and Nutrition Collaboration have today launched a report calling for changes to the delivery of cancer care across the UK, with a greater focus on...

RCoA responds to the Leslie Hamilton Review of gross negligence...

06 Jun 2019

In response to the Leslie Hamilton Independent Review of gross negligence manslaughter and culpable homicide, Professor Ravi Mahajan, President of the Royal College of Anaesthetists said: “We welcome the report by the Independent Review and the focus on working towards a just...

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust anaesthetists rewarded for high...

30 May 2019

Anaesthetists at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT) have been recognised for providing the highest quality care to their patients. The prestigious Anaesthesia Clinical Services Accreditation (ACSA) was presented at a ceremony on 30 May. ACSA is the College’s peer-...

First UK independent hospital to receive Anaesthesia Clinical...

22 May 2019

The anaesthetic team at Benenden Hospital Trust in Kent has today become the first within a UK independent hospital to be awarded the prestigious Anaesthesia Clinical Services Accreditation (ACSA) from the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA). The ACSA accreditation is the RCoA...

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