Age Anaesthesia Association
The Association promotes evidence based, high quality perioperative care for all elderly surgical patients.
Association for Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Critical Care (ACTACC)
Promotes the highest standard of management and care for patients suffering from cardiothoracic disorders, and in particular those undergoing cardiac or thoracic surgery.
Association of Dental Anaesthesia (ADA)
The Association aims to further the art and science of anaesthesia and sedation for dentistry and to provide a forum for discussion..
Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (APAGBI)
The aims of the Association are to promote high standards in the specialty through education and research and they advise other professional bodies on anaesthesia for children.
British Ophthalmic Anaesthesia Society (BOAS)
An organisation of anaesthetists, ophthalmologists and other clinicians committed to sharing education and information which will enable them to provide the highest level of anaesthetic management during ophthalmic surgery.
Difficult Airway Society (DAS)
Information about what the airway is and what anaesthetists need to do to help your breathing during an operation.
For expectant parents, midwives and healthcare professionals.
Neuroanaesthesia and Critical Care Society (NACCS)
The Society promotes the advancement of education for the public benefit in the science of neuroanaesthesia and neurocritical care.
Obstetric Anaesthetists' Association (OAA)
Promotes the highest standards of anaesthetic practice in the care of mother and baby.
Resuscitation Council (UK)
The Council promotes high-quality, scientific, resuscitation guidelines that are applicable to everybody, and to contribute to saving life through education, training, research and collaboration.
Regional Anaesthesia (UK)
RA-UK is the UK division of the European Society of Regional Anaesthesia. Please see their website for an information video for patients on nerve blocks.
Society for Obesity and Bariatric Anaesthesia (SOBA)
Information about the risks of surgery if you are overweight or obese and what you can do to reduce these risks before an operation.
Vascular Anaesthesia Society of Great Britain and Ireland (VASGBI)
Provides a forum to promote communication and understanding among anaesthetists who care for patients undergoing vascular surgery.