News Archive

A new study, The effect of sleep deprivation and disruption on DNA damage and health of doctors, published today (24 January 2019) in the journal Anaesthesia, demonstrates that disrupted sleep is...
The Association of Anaesthetists and the Society for Intravenous Anaesthesia have produced new guidelines on the use of total intravenous anaesthesia (TIVA) i.e. the maintenance of general...
On Wednesday 9 January, Professor David Oliver, vice president, Royal College of Physicians and consultant geriatrics and acute general medicine, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, delivered his...
The Association of Anaesthetists has announced the winner for its 2019 Award for Innovation in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Award: MyPreOp  - online patient owned preop assessment, Dr...
The Association of Anaesthetists has announced the shortlist for its 2019 Award for Innovation in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Award: MyPreOp  - online patient owned preop assessment,...
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 is pleased to see the release of a report from NCEPOD: ‘Highs and Lows. A review of the quality of care provided to patients over the age of 16 who had diabetes and...
The NHS faces increasing emergency pathway demands, and it is likely once again, that during the winter, doctors in training may be asked to work outside their conventional training placements. We...
Safe transfer of the brain-injured patient: trauma and stroke; 2018guideline is in its final draft stage and comments are invited from members. Please read the draft and submit comments to...
The GMC have today published the results of the 2018 National Training Survey (NTS). This includes a case study from the fatigue working group of the Association of Anaesthetists (Association) and...