Your membership

Your membership

"I'd like to extend you a very warm welcome to the Royal College of Anaesthetists.

You may be an existing member, or you may be looking at joining our specialty or becoming a member. Whatever your circumstances, being a fellow or member of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, means you are an integral part of a growing specialty."

How we support our members

Our fellows and members will always remain central to the work of the College, as will our commitment to building a strong, supportive and inclusive membership and professional body.

The College, its Council and staff are committed to:

  • supporting members throughout their careers by setting recruitment, training and assessment standards, we attract and support the best doctors into our specialty
  • setting and maintaining the highest standards for anaesthesia and patient care
  • championing anaesthesia by engaging members, policy makers and the public to provide our specialty and our membership with a powerful and collective voice
  • resourcing the future of anaesthesia by demonstrating public benefit and invest in the future of anaesthesia.

How your membership counts

Through your membership, the College is able to carry out important work in clinical standards, patient safety and research. This includes:

If you would like to get more involved with the College, there are a number of ways to do so, from assisting with College events, joining the Membership Engagement Panel, to becoming an ACSA reviewer or an examiner.

Benefits of membership

Membership of the College provides a variety of benefits to both you as an individual member, but also to the specialty of anaesthesia. More information about these benefits can be found here.

To take full advantage of College benefits and

to get involved in College initiatives