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Core Capabilities Framework

By |2022-06-28T22:09:45+01:00June 28th, 2022|

HEE publish the Core Capabilities Framework for Medical Associate Professionals to educators, employers and those considering careers as anaesthesia associates, physician associates, or surgical care practitioners Date: June 2022 Author: HEE Core Capabilities Framework In February 2021, HEE commissioned Skills for Health to lead the development of a MAPs core capabilities framework. This was published [...]

Statement from the president of the AAA

By |2022-06-27T22:35:45+01:00June 27th, 2022|

President’s statement: Thank you, goodbye and welcome!    Apologies this update is so late in coming October 2021 feels like a long time ago and there has been so much to do since then.    A lot of new faces to the Association were introduced and we must thank those that have worked [...]

Good medical practice: interim standards for Physician Associates and Anaesthesia Associates

By |2021-10-21T22:30:24+01:00October 21st, 2021|

Today the GMC have published ‘Good medical practice: interim standards for Physician Associates and Anaesthesia Associates’. This has been developed in collaboration with our Association and we are continuing to support professional guidance for AAs alongside other national organisations. These interim standards will take effect once regulation begins and a PA or AA registers [...]

GMC regulation update September 2020

By |2020-10-03T20:45:30+01:00September 26th, 2020|

The GMC have made progress in preparing for the regulation of medical associate professions. Read their recent article here. Brave new roles: the next steps for regulation Date: 17/09/2020 Author: GMCUK The world is changing, and so is healthcare, as new roles bring additional support to multidisciplinary teams. Our Chief Executive, Charlie Massey, explains [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

2019 AA Practice Survey

By |2020-03-19T12:26:48+00:00December 2nd, 2019|

2019 AA Practice Survey The Association of Anaesthesia Associates (AAA) in collaboration with the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCOA), Association of Anaesthetists and Health Education England (HEE) wish to survey Anaesthesia Associates (AA), to help report on the current state of practice and career progression of AAs working [...]

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

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