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Worcestershire anaesthetists rewarded for high quality patient care

09 Jan 2019

Anaesthetists at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust have been recognised for providing the highest quality care to their patients. The prestigious Anaesthesia Clinical Services Accreditation (ACSA) from the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) was presented at a ceremony...

RCoA responds to NHS Long Term Plan

07 Jan 2019

In response to the publication of the long-term plan for the NHS Professor Ravi Mahajan, President of the Royal College of Anaesthetists said: “The Long Term Plan sets an ambitious course for the NHS over the next decade. Its success will be dependent on a number of other...

Association of Anaesthetists and Royal College of Anaesthetists...

21 Dec 2018

The Department of Health and Social Care has written to health and social care providers on what they need to consider in the period leading up to March 2019 in case of a no deal Brexit. In response, the Association of Anaesthetists and the Royal College of Anaesthetists have...

RCoA responds to Home Office future skills-based immigration system...

19 Dec 2018

Commenting on the recently published Government White Paper on the future immigration system  Professor Ravi Mahajan, President of the Royal College of Anaesthetists said: “For many years, our hospitals have relied on free movement, not only of clinicians, but also of non-...

Homerton University Hospital becomes first to be re-accredited with...

18 Dec 2018

The anaesthetic team at Homerton University Hospital today became the first to be re-accredited under the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) Anaesthesia Clinical Services Accreditation (ACSA) scheme.  The hospital became the first to receive the accreditation in October 2014...

RCoA and Diabetes UK respond to report on the perioperative...

17 Dec 2018

Responding to the publication [Thursday 13 December 2018] of the ‘National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcomes and Deaths’ (NCEPOD) ‘High and Lows’ report, a review of the quality of adult diabetes care for patients who underwent a surgical procedure, Professor Ravi...

Epsom & St Helier Hospitals’ anaesthetic team awarded for high...

12 Dec 2018

Anaesthetists at Epsom & St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust have been recognised for providing the highest quality care to their patients. The prestigious Anaesthesia Clinical Services Accreditation (ACSA) from the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) was presented at...

One million interactions on the Lifelong Learning platform

11 Dec 2018

Since the August 2018 launch of the Lifelong Learning platform, over one million interactions with the platform have taken place. This milestone is the culmination of over two years of intense testing by various stakeholders, followed by a phased roll-out of the portal. The one...

RCoA welcomes the Future of Surgery Report

07 Dec 2018

Commenting on the ‘Future of Surgery’ report from the Royal College of Surgeons, Professor Ravi Mahajan, President of the Royal College of Anaesthetists said: “We welcomed the opportunity to input into this important report and it is pleasing to see it highlight the increasing...

Election to Council results 2019

04 Dec 2018

Voting for election to Council of the Royal College of Anaesthetists closed on Monday 3 December at 12:00pm. The College can confirm the following candidates have been elected: Consultant vacancies: Felicity Plaat Mike Swart Trainee vacancy: Sarah Muldoon As in previous years...

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