New Training Unit 

Perioperative medicine to be part of RCoA curriculum.  For trainees starting a new level of training from August 2016 (i.e. starting CT1, ST3 or ST5) this will be a mandatory requirement. Those partway through a training level it will be an optional unit until the next training level

Training in anaesthesia is a competency based, time limited programme that will normally take a minimum of seven years. The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) link illustrates stages of anaesthetic training

Less Than Full Time (LTFT) Training 

Flexible / less than full time (LTFT) training is possible within the school. For details contact:Dr Yogita Chikermane, Consultant Anaesthetist and lead for LTFT. Email:

Further information can also be obtained from the deanery website

Accreditation of Transferable Competences (ATC)

ACCS trainees can count the Anaesthetic and ICM competences and still get a CCT (providing of course they meet all other requirements).The current version of the curriculum has approved transferrable competences (see page23, section 3.2.4 and page 27, section 3.9). 

 Application for ATC should be before appointment to CCT B. ATC should usually be agreed before entry into CCT B training, or at the latest within three months of commencement of training in CCT B

Please note that the maximum amount of time than can be counted is 9 months. Contact your Training Programme Director for further details

Core Training

Intermediate and Higher Training


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