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RCoA Payne Stafford Tan Award

This award was originally established through the generosity of an American friend of the College, Mr Norman Knight, in honour of the medical careers of Professor James P Payne, Dr J A Timothy Stafford and Dr Oon Tan.

The aim of the prize is to mark excellence in clinical practice, teaching or research in anaesthesia, critical care or pain management. The award is open to any Fellow or Member of the College, and comprises a grant (to a maximum of £1,000) to be used for educational purposes such as attendance at a major conference or the purchase of educational materials.

The recipient will be expected to provide a short report outlining how the funds have been used.

Please note that the assessment process can take up to three months from the deadline. Applications should be submitted for travel or projects that will be taking place from December onwards and unfortunately retrospective applications cannot be considered.


Please note these awards are now closed for applications. Decisions will be made and applicants notified in December 2016.