[PDF] Perioperative medicine: the pathway to better surgical care

Royal College of Anaesthetists
Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA)
Publication date:
26 January 2015


The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) is developing a collaborative programme for the delivery of perioperative care across the UK to deliver more efficient healthcare and better outcomes for patients from contemplation of surgery until full recovery. 

Following a stakeholder engagement event in January 2015, the RCoA is working with stakeholders to implement changes and work towards making perioperative medicine a reality for every patient considering surgery and has produced this vision document .