The Neuro Anaesthesia & Critical Care Society (NACCS) evolved from the Neurosurgical Anaesthetists’ Travelling Club (NATC) founded in 1965. This is the official web site of the society promoting its objective “the advancement of education for the public benefit in the science of neuro anaesthesia and neuro critical care”
NEW: COVID-19 RESOURCE PAGE
***Free access for all NACCS members to Journal of NeuroSurgical Anaesthesiology***
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NACCS Glasgow 2019 Abstracts now published!Click here to access the abstracts of NACCS ASM 2019 in Glasgow
AGM 25th September 2020
Attendance via Zoom. This has been sent to members via email.
Key information:NACCS AGM 2020 Reports (President, Secretary, Treasurer)
Trainee HubNACCS now has an area of the website dedicated to trainees, which can be found here alongside the trainee handbook focusing on training in neuroanaesthesia.
NACCS/SNACC Joint Travel Award!The purpose of the Joint Travel Awards is to facilitate attendance to a SNACC annual meeting by a trainee by offsetting cost allowing the recipient the opportunity to present a poster. These awards are given to the trainee member of NACCS (trainee/fellow) receiving the highest score by abstract graders. The award consists of a financial award and presentation of a certificate during the annual meeting. To qualify, candidates should be either a medically qualified trainee/fellow & NACCS member at the time of the annual meeting and must be the presenting author of an abstract accepted for presentation at the SNACC annual meeting. The recipient must attend the SNACC annual meeting to receive their award and certificate. The award is equivalent to a total of £500 with a contribution of $250 from SNACC.
NEW!New joint NACCS and AAGBI Guidelines on the safe transfer of critically ill patients with brain injury!
NACCS has been active in its contribution and development of guidelines related to neuro anaesthesia and neuro critical care with other key organisations:
- Consensus Statement on the Management of Perceived Devastating Brain Injury
- Guidelines for the safe provision of anaesthesia in magnetic resonance units 2019
- Joint statement by NACCS and SBNS on the measurement of CPP
- Guidelines for the provision of anaesthetic services – Services for neuroanaesthesia and neurocritical care 2016
- Management of cardiac arrest during neurosurgery in adults
- Standards for providing safe acute ischaemic stroke thrombectomy services
- RCoA ACSA standards for accreditation as a department of neuroanaesthesia
- AAGBI & SIVA Joint TIVA Guideline
- GPICSv2 Standards for neurological care in ICU and standards for Neuro ICU written by NACCS council members
- NACCS Guidance for Patients and Families: risks associated with prone positioning during general anaesthetic
PLEASE NOTE THE DATES OF SOME MEETINGS MIGHT HAVE CHANGED/POSTPONED DUE TO THE ONGOING COVID-19 PANDEMIC!
EURONEURO 2021 Paris
For more information visit conference website
31st May 2016Changes to Membership Categories Full Membership: Full Membership of the Society shall be open to all Consultants in Great Britain and Ireland who are involved or interested in the care of neurosurgical patients and those requiring neurointensive care and who support the aims and objectives of the Society. A Full Member who retires from clinical practice shall be eligible to become an Associate Member (retired) upon request to the Honorary Secretary. Associate Members (retired) shall have all the rights and obligations of Associate Members. Associate and Trainee Membership: Associate Membership is open to anyone who wishes to contribute to the aims of the Society but does not qualify for Full Membership. Associate Membership is classified on application as Trainee, Affiliated medical professions (nurses, ODPs etc), Retired and Overseas for a nominal fee (certain conditions apply). Associate members have no voting rights. In order to apply for a travel grant the individual must work in the UK / Ireland and have been a member for at least one year. Trainee, Affiliated and Retired members will have reduced ASM registration. Annual Subscription: The annual subscriptions payable by Members shall be fixed at each annual general meeting of the Society having regard to any recommendation made by the Council. Any member who has not paid an annual subscription within three months of the renewal date will be removed from membership. They may reapply for membership in the current manner. The method of payment shall be determined by Council. Application for Membership: Any person applying for Full Membership must be proposed by two Full Members and shall submit an application form signed by the applicant and the proposing Full Members to the Honorary Secretary. Any person applying for Associate Membership shall submit an application form signed by the applicant and their training supervisor or a member of NACCSGBI to the Honorary Secretary.
27th February 2020The Seventh National Audit Project (NAP7) of the Royal College of Anaesthetists will examine Perioperative Cardiac Arrest. https://www.nationalauditprojects.org.uk/NAP7-Home#pt A panel comprised of senior clinicians from …Read More
7th February 2020The ACCEA has suspended applications for the 2020 national Clinical Excellence Awards competition. See details here
27th January 2020Access the new NACCS/AAGBI Guidelines here