Professional Standards

​​​​​​​Professional standards are concerned with how well a service is delivered, both at departmental level and by individual anaesthetists.

The APA Professional Standards Committee has a wide ranging brief and the following terms of reference:

  •  Overseeing and supporting the development and implementation of clinical guidelines
  •  Overseeing and supporting the APA Peer Review Scheme
  •  Overseeing and supporting audit
  •  Overseeing and supporting patient and family information projects
  •  Developing position statements on behalf of the APA
  •  Coordinating responses to other professional bodies or individuals seeking guidance and advice from the APA
  •  Overseeing and supporting the provision of safeguarding training