New Anaesthesia journal masthead

Anaesthesia is the official journal of the AAGBI and is international in scope and comprehensive in coverage. It publishes original, peer-reviewed articles on all aspects of general and regional anaesthesia, intensive care and pain therapy, including research on equipment. Although primarily a clinical journal, we welcome submissions of basic science papers if the authors can demonstrate their clinical relevance. Anaesthesia has a very high immediacy factor, demonstrating the relevance of articles to the anaesthesia community, and an impact factor of 5.431. The median time from submission to preliminary verdict is under a week. Anaesthesia is aimed at consultant and trainee practitioners involved in all branches of anaesthesia, intensive care medicine (including specialists from other disciplines) and pain therapy and also non-medical staff working in those areas.


Assistant Editor for Anaesthesia Reports >
The closing date for applications is 17 March 2019

Editor for Anaesthesia >
The closing date for applications is 31 March 2019

Anaesthesia Trainee Fellowship >
The closing date for applications is 31 May 2019

NEW! Read the latest blog from the Editor of Anaesthesia here >>

Call for papers >

Anaesthesia and BJS are delighted to announce a partnership to publish a joint Special Issue in January 2020 highlighting Peri-operative Care.


Anaesthesia App

Anaesthesia is free for members

AAGBI Members receive a free subscription to Anaesthesia as part of their benefits package and they can also read Anaesthesia online »

Submission of Manuscripts

Guidance for authors »
Please follow our Guidance for authors if you would like to submit a manuscript.

For queries, please email:

Anaesthesia Correspondence Site

You now have the opportunity to post or read letters relating to published articles online. You are invited to generate letters or respond to existing letters. 

Each correspondence is screened by the editors and we will post all but the irrelevant or incomprehensible on the website. A selection of letters will then be chosen for later publication in the Journal.

Link to the Anaesthesia Correspondence website.

Anaesthesia Journal - Complications


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