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Welcome to the Anaesthetics department

Here at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital, we are proud to be one of the few Anaesthetic Departments, nationally, that has been accredited by our Royal College, in recognition of our ability to demonstrate our commitment to providing high quality patient services.

This is based on an external assessment against a number of standards that are set by our Professional Body, the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA). Our department has demonstrated high achievement in a number of areas which assess a patient centred, safe standard of care, using up to date evidence based policies, procedures and equipment.

Royal College of Anaesthetists accreditation

BMJ Award Trophy BMJ Awards 2018

The Royal Bournemouth Hospital's Acute Pain Team has been named Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine Team of the Year at the British Medical Journal Awards. For more information about the winners, please see the BMJ winners list here.