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Curriculum Review Survey - Anaesthetics CCT Curriculum 2020

12 Aug 2019

A survey for College Fellows and Members to provide comments and feedback on the proposed High-level Learning Outcomes (HLOs) for the new 2020 Anaesthetics curriculum, is open. The survey will close on 2 September 2019. The College is running a large project to re-write the...

Curriculum Review - Anaesthetic CCT Curriculum 2020 update

23 Jul 2019

Fellows and members may be aware that there is a large project to re-write the anaesthetic curriculum in line with new GMC standards that were published in May 2017. The proposed new curriculum will include three years core training (four years for ACCS) then four years for...

RCoA response to GMC’s 2019 national training survey

08 Jul 2019

In response to the findings of the GMC’s 2019 national training survey, Professor Ravi Mahajan, President of the Royal College of Anaesthetists said: “To see a year-on-year improvement where fewer anaesthetists in training are stating that their roles are being affected by...

Anaesthetic curriculum review

13 Jun 2019

Today the College Chair of the Anaesthetic Curriculum Review Group, Dr Nigel Penfold, updated delegates in attendance at the College Tutors meeting in Chester, about the latest developments in the review of the Anaesthetic Curriculum. The anaesthetic curriculum is being revised...

Lifelong Learning platform update

05 Jun 2019

The College would like to apologise to members who have been attempting to make use of the Lifelong Learning platform over the past few days. We acknowledge the platform has been slow to respond and we have been working closely with our supplier to rectify the issue....

First UK independent hospital to receive Anaesthesia Clinical...

22 May 2019

The anaesthetic team at Benenden Hospital Trust in Kent has today become the first within a UK independent hospital to be awarded the prestigious Anaesthesia Clinical Services Accreditation (ACSA) from the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA). The ACSA accreditation is the RCoA...

RCoA releases film showcasing anaesthesia as a career in...

05 Mar 2019

To help celebrate National Careers Week – the College has released a film, aimed at undergraduates considering a career in anaesthesia. The film features six anaesthetists at various stages of their careers discussing their personal experiences with the specialty. It gives first...

GMC 2018 National Training Survey Report

30 Nov 2018

Commenting on the key findings from the GMC’s 2018 National Training Survey Report, Professor Ravi Mahajan, President of the Royal College of Anaesthetists said: “We’re delighted to see that approximately nine in 10 anaesthetists in training report the quality of their...

Joint RCoA and the Association of Anaesthetists 2018 Trainee Salary...

22 Nov 2018

The introduction of the new terms and conditions of the 2016 junior doctor contact in England highlighted many issues for anaesthetists in training, in particular that of pay. Following the 2017 August job changeover, the Royal College of Anaesthetists (College) and the...

RCoA welcomes new guidance on reflective practice

13 Sep 2018

In response to the publication of The Reflective Practitioner guidance and toolkit, jointly developed by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, the UK Conference of Postgraduate Medical Deans, the General Medical Council, and the Medical Schools Council, Dr Liam Brennan,...

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