Training and Assessment

Pain Medicine is a specialist area of Anaesthetics.  We recommend visiting the RCoA webpages on 'Considering a Career in Anaesthetics'  for further information on our parent specialty. Basic and Intermediate training in Pain Medicine happens as part of your wider Anaesthetics training programme.

Please click on the boxes below for information on each stage of Pain Training.

The Faculty has published a leaflet on training in pain medicine which can be downloaded by clicking here.


Curriculums, contacts and logbooks.
Curriculum, assessments and logbooks.
Curriculum, assessments, logbooks and recruitment.
Retraining, Paediatric Pain Medicine, Overseas Training and Out of Programme Training (OOPT)
This step by step guide is aimed at helping you get the most out of your year while accomplishing all the college requir
Assessments required during and to complete Advanced Pain Training
Information, download and guidance for the FPM Logbook
Guidance, marking criteria and plagiarism information
Find out more information about your RAPM and LPMESs
How to be recognised as an Advanced Pain Training Centre and how to review existing centres
For more information about training opportunities in each region
The Faculty publish a quarterly newsletter to keep trainees updated on Faculty news
A list of regions where sub-specialty modules are available
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