Trainee Resources

NIAA Academic Training Guidance 2018

 NIAA-Academic-Training-2018.pdf (1.31 MB)

Guidance for ARCP panels for trainees undertaking research placements

 Supporting document for academic ARCP review.pdf (186 KB)

Academic Progress Report and ARCP Panel Feedback Form

 ARCP_Academic Progress Report_FINAL 16022017.doc (38 KB)

Recommendations for Fellowships in Anaesthesia

 Recommendations for Fellowships in Anaesthesia.pdf (16 KB)

NIHR Integrated Academic Training in Anaesthesia: Contacts and resources

 Local contacts for NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowship and Clinical Lectureship.pdf (315 KB)


APAGBI Trainee Handbook

Click here to access. For trainees specialising in paediatric anaesthesia. Includes chapters on research and audit and Paediatric Anaesthesia Fellowships.

Examples of successful grant applications

Interested in research? Click here to read some examples of successful previous applications.

How to get started in Anaesthesia

Click here for an introductory article.

Schools of Anaesthesia

Click here for an interactive map from the RCoA.


The National Confidential Inquiry into Patient Outcome and Death website provides regular national reviews of hospital practice and recommendations regarding patient safety.

Online Educational Tools

Please click here to access online resources to support you in your career in academic research.

Useful Articles

Academic Anaesthesia for Trainees
Anaesthesia News, No 310, May 2013, page 20

 SWARM: A New Model for Trainee Research (134 KB)
Bulletin, Issue 79, May 2013

 An NIHR Clinical Lecturer's Perspective on Embarking on a Research Career  (528 KB)
Bulletin, Issue 79, May 2013