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A collaborative alliance to tackle bullying

22 Oct 2018

The Royal College of Anaesthetists has joined the National Guardian for the NHS and other healthcare organisations to support the formation of an alliance to address the unacceptably high levels of undermining and bullying behaviour throughout the NHS. The alliance will...

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Liverpool hospitals recognised for high quality patient care

19 Oct 2018

Anaesthetists at two Liverpool hospitals have been recognised for providing the highest quality care to local patients. The anaesthetic departments at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital and Aintree University Hospital received the prestigious Anaesthesia Clinical Services...

FPM Position Statement on the medicinal use of cannabinoids in Pain...

16 Oct 2018

The Faculty has released a position statement on the use of cannabis derived medicinal products in relation to Pain Medicine.  The statement can be accessed here.

The Anaesthetist – by your side when it matters booklet launches

15 Oct 2018

To celebrate World Anaesthesia Day (16 October 2018), the Royal College of Anaesthetists has today launched a booklet entitled, The Anaesthetist – by your side when it matters. The booklet has been developed for patients and the wider public to better understand the breadth of...

RCoA welcomes the regulation of Physicians’ Assistants (Anaesthesia)

12 Oct 2018

Responding to the Department of Health and Social Care’s decision to proceed with the regulation of Physicians’ Assistants (Anaesthesia), Professor Ravi Mahajan, President of the Royal College of Anaesthetists said: “We welcome and fully support the regulation of Physicians’...

Election to Council 2019: Announcement of Candidates

12 Oct 2018

Nominations for election to the Council of the Royal College of Anaesthetists were recently invited. Council comprises 20 Consultant seats, two SAS seats and two Trainee seats. This year there are two Consultant vacancies, one Trainee vacancy and no SAS vacancies. Terms of...

RCoA responds to Care Quality Commission’s ‘State of Care’ report

11 Oct 2018

As the single largest group of hospital doctors, anaesthetists are driving the evolution of integrated perioperative care, coordinating a joined-up surgical pathway from the time an operation is contemplated, through to patient recovery, using a multi-disciplinary team across...

FPM Acute Pain Medicine representative role

09 Oct 2018

The Faculty are recruting for a new Acute Pain Medicine representative. This representative sits on the the FPM Board and FPM Training and Assessment Committee (FPMTAC) as a co-opted member and advises on issues and updates on Acute Pain. For further information and the...

RCoA responds to Diabetes UK ‘Making hospitals safe for people with...

08 Oct 2018

Responding to the Diabetes UK ‘Making hospitals safe for people with diabetes’ report Professor Michael Grocott, Chair of the Royal College of Anaesthetists’ Perioperative Medicine  Leadership Group said: “Perioperative care is about looking after patients from the time surgery...

RCoA responds to expanded mental health support scheme to cover all...

05 Oct 2018

Responding to the announcement by NHS England of  an expanded mental health support scheme to cover all doctors working in the NHS in England, Professor Ravi Mahajan, President of the Royal College of Anaesthetists said: “The Royal College of Anaesthetists has called for the NHS...

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