NHS Organisations' engagement

78% of NHS anaesthetic departments in the UK are registered with ACSA and are at various stages of the ACSA process. The map below shows the level of engagement across the UK.

Map of the UK with regions coloured to indicate the level of engagement

Accredited Departments

Trust/Board

Accredited     

Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

2014 & 2018

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust

2015 & 2019

University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust 

2015 & 2019

St George's NHS Foundation Trust

2015 & 2020

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

2015 & 2020

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust

2016 & 2020

St Helen's and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

2016 & 2021

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

2016 & 2021

Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

2016 & 2023

National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

2016 & 2022

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust

2016 & 2022

York Hospital

2017 & 2023

Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust** (Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, St Mary's Hospital and Trafford General Hospital)

2017 & 2022

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

2017 & 2023

The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust

2017 & 2022

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust

2017 & 2023

Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

2018 & 2022

Royal Derby Hospital

2018 & 2023

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

2018

Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust

2018 & 2023

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

2018 & 2023

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Aintree)

2018 & 2023

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust

2018

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

2018

NHS Lothian: St John's Hospital

2018

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

2019 & 2024

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

2019

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust

2019

Royal Manchester Children's Hospital

2019

Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust

2019 & 2023

North Bristol NHS Trust

2020

South Tees NHS Foundation Trust

2020

Countess of Chester NHS Foundation Trust

2020

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

2020

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

2020
Royal United Hospitals Bath 2021
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, Bangor 2021
Royal Oldham Hospital 2021
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 2021
Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Wythenshawe Hospital and Withington Community Hospital) 2021
The Christie NHS Foundation Trust 2021
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust 2021
Birmingham Children's Hospital 2022
Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Trust 2022
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust 2023
Medway NHS Foundation Trust  2023
Scarborough & Bridlington Hospitals 2023
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 2023
Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust 2023
Queen's Hospital Burton  2023
The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust 2023

Once awarded, continued accreditation depends upon annual compliance submissions which must be accepted by the ACSA Committee. The accreditation cycle lasts 4 years after which point the cycle starts again with an onsite visit.

*Homerton Hospital was the first of all the departments in the United Kingdom to have achieved accreditation in 2014 and was successfully reaccredited in 2018 and 2023.

**Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) was formed on 1st October 2017 following the merger of Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) and University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM). This ACSA accreditation pertains only to sites originally under CMFT.