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For Patients

If you are due to have an operation and would like more information about the anaesthetic, then please have a look at the Patients and Relatives section on the Royal College of Anaesthetists website.

Patients attending the Pre-Operative Assessment Clinic in Aberdeen will receive a copy of the Anaesthesia explained booklet. You can download a copy here.


Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course

Friday 27 September, 2019

NESSA Autumn Meeting

Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Aberdeen Basic Regional Anaesthesia Course

Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course

North of Scotland School of Anaesthesia

This section of the website is to provide a resource for anaesthetic trainees in the North of Scotland School of Anaesthesia, in the North of Scotland Region of NHS Education Scotland

Core Trainees in the North of Scotland school are placed at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary or Raigmore Hospital in Inverness. The majority of Specialty Training time is spent in Aberdeen at the four main hospitals.

If you have any questions about training in the region, then please get in touch via the contact page.

Next CME Meeting

Thursday 29 August from 08:30 to 12:30

CME Meetings Page


Anaesthetic Careers

Interested in what you need to do to become an anaesthetist? The Royal College of Anaesthetist have produced a guide aimed at school leavers who are considering a career in Anaesthesia. Find it on their website.

Further information on anaesthetic training for medical students and junior doctors is available in the Considering a Career in Anaesthesia page.