Association of Anaesthetists – Membership

By |2019-12-24T22:00:15+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 |2019-12-24T21:48:36+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 |2019-12-20T22:35:58+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 |2019-11-24T12:03:53+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 |2019-11-23T17:10:29+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 |2019-10-15T18:56:32+01:00October 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/

AAA 2020 Annual Conference Coventry

By |2019-12-18T21:55:11+00:00October 7th, 2019|

AAA 2020 Annual Conference Coventry, 4th & 5th June 2020 The Annual AAA Conference for 2020 will be taking place in the city of Coventry! Full details will be available on this website and via the AAA Twitter account soon 4th June - Workshops 5th June [...]

Update – Regulation of Anaesthesia Associates

By |2019-10-01T16:45:22+01:00October 1st, 2019|

Update - Regulation of Anaesthesia Associates The Association recently met with colleagues from the General Medical Council to discuss the next steps towards the statutory regulation of Anaesthesia Associates and Physician Associates. We were very excited to meet the GMC to formally start the process towards statutory regulation. It has been a long road to [...]

AAA supports ‘Fight Fatigue’ campaign

By |2019-09-03T17:15:41+01:00September 3rd, 2019|

The Association of Anaesthesia Associates supports the national campaign to raise awareness of fatigue amongst healthcare staff The Association of Anaesthesia Associates has announced official endorsement of the national Fight Fatigue campaign, a joint initiative of the Association of Anaesthetists, the Royal College of Anaesthetists and the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine. The campaign [...]

Joint statement on the statutory regulation of Anaesthesia Associates

By |2019-07-19T16:30:24+01:00July 18th, 2019|

Joint statement on the statutory regulation of Anaesthesia Associates We welcome news of the General Medical Council being named as the regulator for Anaesthesia Associates. We look forward to working with the government, the GMC and wider stakeholders to ensure a statutory register is implemented as soon as possible. We have called for the statutory regulation of Anaesthesia [...]