Trainee Hub

Welcome from Charis Banks, NACCS Trainee Representative, ST6 ICM Trainee

“Welcome to the dedicated trainee area of the NACCS website. In this section you will find information about past and future events, available study grants as well as news and opportunities from the wider world of Neuroanaesthesia and Neurocritical Care.

My role is to represent the trainee members at the NACCS council meetings each year and manage the regional network. The trainee network is a vital means of communication between the council and trainees across the country. Joining as a trainee member is easy and gives access to discounted rates on our bi-annual meetings as well as a wealth of educational resources specifically around Neuroanaesthesia and Neurocritical Care.”

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Joining the Society

Trainee membership of NACCS is only £10 per year!

For this you get;
– FREE access to the Winter Scientific Meeting
– Discount to the Annual Scientific Meeting
– Ability to apply for study grants and travelling fellowships.
– FREE access to Journal of Neurosurgical Anaesthesiology
– Quarterly trainee newsletter
– Educational Resource with regular updates on trainee-relevant NACCS activities

Further details and the application form can be found here 

Regional Trainee Network

We have an evolving Regional Network of trainee representatives. They are a point of contact for all-things NACCS in your region and help trainees access the opportunities offered by the council to develop an interest in Neuroanaesthesia and Neurocritical Care.  If your region is currently recruiting and you would like to be involved please contact me on the details above. To contact your Regional Rep please email me and I will put you in touch.  Since its inception the network has completed a nationwide survey on training in neuroanaesthesia and we have further projects planned this year.

North EastAidan Dolan
North West MerseyRecruiting now
North West North WesternSteven Stenhoff
Yorkshire & The HumberRachel Lee
East MidlandsMarta Kocsor
West Midlands – BirminghamSean Rayappu
West Midlands – StokeLalitha Rhaasa
West Midlands – WarwickshireRecruiting now
East of EnglandRecruiting now
North West LondonRecruiting now
North East LondonBella Chapman
North Central LondonChristina Besi
South LondonRemi Paramsothy
Kent, Surrey and SussexRafiq Kanji
South West PeninsulaSarah Nelson
South West SevernCharis Banks
Thames ValleyMatthew Luney
WessexRecruiting now
Scotland WestTom Clift
Scotland South-EastLucy Taylor
Northern IrelandRecruiting now
WalesFiona Sweeney


Trainee Handbook

Our curriculum resources is a great place to start for trainees with an interest in the subspecialty to gain further insight into pursuing a career in Neuroanaesthesia or Neurocritical Care. There is also valuable information on the Neuro-relevant topics that appear in the Primary and Final FRCA syllabus.

Study Grants & Travelling Fellowships

The council offers regular study grants open to trainee members of the society. Those currently available are listed below. We also offer trainees who have been members for at least 1 year the opportunity to apply for up to £3000 funding for a Travelling Fellowship.



Training Fellowships

We have collated a list of Training Fellowships available across the UK. Whilst these have not been endorsed by NACCS they are an excellent place to start your search for further clinical experience in the subspeciality.


Upcoming Conferences & Events

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