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The following is joint clinical guidance from the Royal College of Anaesthetists, the Association of Anaesthetists, the Intensive Care Society, the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine and the Royal College of Emergency Medicine.
The NIHR in partnership with the RCoA has recognised the achievements of NHS consultants and trainees at a prestigious awards ceremony.
In partnership with the Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland, we have developed a special, online Beano comic strip to help children understand what it’s like to have a general anaesthetic and reduce their anxiety about surgery.
We welcome the government’s commitment to publish a comprehensive long-term workforce plan for the NHS, including independently verified forecasts for the number of doctors, nurses and other professionals that will be needed over the next 5, 10 and 15 years.
The ballot is now open for two Consultant members and one Anaesthetist in Training position on RCoA Council.
The College is currently looking for anaesthetists to take part in the full review of selected chapters from the Guidelines for the Provision of Anaesthetic Services (GPAS) for publication in 2024.