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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/

AAA 2020 Annual Conference Coventry

By |2020-03-19T12:26:48+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 [...]

AAA supports ‘Fight Fatigue’ campaign

By |2020-03-19T12:26:48+00:00September 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 [...]

New FAQ Page

By |2020-03-19T12:26:49+00:00June 9th, 2019|

New FAQs Page for Anaesthesia Associates Check out our new FAQ page, with a host of information covering many topics of the work and training of Anaesthesia Associates in the UK, with links to useful documents for anaesthetic departments thinking of introducing AA's. FAQ's

APAA Conference 2019 – Sheffield

By |2020-03-19T12:27:00+00:00December 18th, 2018|

APAA Conference 2019 - Sheffield The 11th annual APAA conference for 2019 will be held in the city of Sheffield, entitled "MAP's in the outdoor city".  The conference will comprise of an afternoon of education sessions and a second full day of guest speakers covering a wide variety of topics.  The full programme [...]

RCoA President discusses Physicians’ Assistants (Anaesthesia) regulation

By |2020-03-19T12:27:00+00:00October 30th, 2018|

RCoA President discusses Physicians’ Assistants (Anaesthesia) regulation The RCoA President Professor Ravi Mahajan, discusses the recent announcement that Physicians’ Assistants (Anaesthesia) are to be regulated, writing in the Department of Health and Social Care's 'Talk Health and Care' blog, exploring how the role is helping as part of the anaesthetic workforce within the [...]

Case studies featuring Physicians’ Assistants (Anaesthesia)

By |2020-03-19T12:27:00+00:00October 30th, 2018|

Case studies featuring Physicians' Assistants (Anaesthesia) [Anaesthesia Associates] NHS Employers have published 2 case studies, one from Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and a second from Salford Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. They outline how PA(A)'s have been introduced into the anaesthetic teams of their respective trusts, and how they have helped [...]

New video introducing the PA(A) role by NHS Employers

By |2020-03-19T12:27:00+00:00October 24th, 2018|

New video introducing the PA(A) role by NHS Employers NHS Employers have created a short film designed to illustrate the role of PA(A)'s, with interviews from Consultant Anaesthetists, Surgeons and current PA(A)'s. They have also published an infographic outlining the main benefits of the role.     Their inforgraphic can be found [...]

Statutory legislation to be introduced to regulate physicians’ assistants (anaesthesia) & physicians’ associates

By |2020-03-19T12:27:00+00:00October 12th, 2018|

Statutory legislation to be introduced to regulate physicians’ assistants (anaesthesia) & physicians' associates After the Department of Health public consultation in December 2017, the introduction of statutory regulation for Physicians’ Assistants (Anaesthesia) & Physicians’ Associates was announced today (12/10/18) by Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, following direct engagement [...]

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