Anaesthesia Associate Curriculum Update

By |2020-08-28T15:46:23+01:00August 28th, 2020|

Anaesthesia Associate Curriculum Review The updated draft AA Curriculum is now available for comment and review. Please check your inboxes for an email from the Royal College of Anaesthetists. The AAA have worked with the college to produce this draft and would encourage AAs in particular, but also the wider anaesthetic community, to comment. [...]

Position statement from the AAA

By |2020-05-03T21:01:41+01:00May 3rd, 2020|

Association of Anaesthesia Associates Recently it has been brought to the attention of the AAA that some job adverts for qualified Anaesthesia Associate jobs have stipulated HCPC or NMC registration as requirements for application. It is the position of the AAA that applications for AA jobs should be open to any AAs who have completed [...]

COVID-19 Update

By |2020-03-19T12:26:48+00:00March 15th, 2020|

COVID-19 Update You will undoubtedly be aware of the anticipated demands on the NHS due to COVID-19, in the coming weeks and months. Anaesthesia Associates (AAs) across the UK possess skills and knowledge that will be vital in helping the NHS cope with COVID-19 cases. We would encourage all AAs and healthcare professionals to [...]

Association of Anaesthetists – Membership

By |2020-03-19T12:26:48+00:00December 24th, 2019|

The Association of Anaesthetists in support of AA continuing professional development have created a specific membership category for AAs. Details of some of the benefits can be found on our CPD page, with membership rates available on the Association of Anaesthetists website.  This is an excellent resource available to trainee and qualified AAs.

GMC Blog – Regulating MAPs: how to get involved

By |2020-03-19T12:26:48+00:00December 24th, 2019|

The General Medical Councils, Director of Registration and Revalidation, Una Lane, gives an update on the regulation of Medical Associate Professionals. Link: Regulating MAPs: how to get involved An email signup form can be found on the blog page which will allow interested stakeholders to remain updated or involved in the process going forward. I [...]

UCL online airway course FREE

By |2020-03-19T12:26:48+00:00December 20th, 2019|

Airway Matters: Explore key concepts underlying safe, multidisciplinary airway management.  Dear Association of Anaesthesia Associates,We would like to invite your members to be part of a global effort to make airway management safer for all patients, by signing up to this free, flexible, innovative, online course.University College London, in collaboration with University College London Hospital clinicians [...]

AAs included in upcoming NAP 7

By |2020-03-19T12:26:48+00:00November 22nd, 2019|

Anaesthesia Associates included in NAP 7 The National Audit Projects (NAPs) are internationally recognised reports that investigate different topics in relation to anaesthesia.  AAA board member Lee Varney is representing AAs on the steering panel.  The letter below from the Health Services Research Centre (HSRC) gives further information about this [...]

RCoA President discusses AAs in November Bulletin

By |2020-03-19T12:26:48+00:00November 7th, 2019|

The November issue of the RCoA news bulletin has a piece written by the RCoA President, Professor Ravi Mahajan 'Anaesthesia Associates and the Perioperative Care Team'. Please follow the link below to download a copy. https://www.rcoa.ac.uk/system/files/Bulletin118.pdf

GMC blog post introducing Anaesthesia Associates

By |2020-03-19T12:26:48+00:00October 15th, 2019|

AAA board member Sarah Massey gives an insight in to the role of Anaesthesia Associates and the importance of forthcoming regulation in today's GMC blog. Click on the link below to read the full article: https://gmcuk.wordpress.com/2019/10/15/team-building-meet-the-anaesthesia-associates/

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