Excellence in Neuroanaesthesia & Neurocritical Care

The Neuro Anaesthesia & Critical Care Society of Great Britain and Ireland (NACCS) evolved from the Neurosurgical 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 neuroanaesthesia and neurocritical care”

Clinical Guidelines

The NACCS has been active in its contribution and development of guidelines related to neuroanaesthesia and neurointensive care with other key organisations:

  • Joint statement by NACCS and SBNS on the measurement of CPP.
  • Guidelines for the provision of anaesthetic services – Services for neuroanaesthesia and neurocritical care 2014.
  • 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.


Neuroanaesthesia and neurocritical care

Wednesday 09 November 2016

Organiser: Dr Craig Carroll, Salford

An excellent, informative day for anaesthetists and intensivists interested in neuroanaesthesia and neurocritical care.

For more information please use the link to take you to AAGBI website.

Downloadable AAGBI November Programme (PDF)

NACCSGBI 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting, London.

Thursday 18th – Friday 19th May 2017
Institute of Electrical Engineers


downloadable programme


Join us for the Pan-London NACCS GBI 2017 ASM – a not to be missed experience. We have come together with SNACC to produce a wonderful learning opportunity. With the theme of “Improving outcome & reducing complications”, this will be a great meeting.



Reasons to attend NACCS ASM London May 2017


Your specialist educational needs covered in one conference

  • Sessions covering: Best practice guidelines, Reducing complications, Controversies in Neuroanaesthesia & Critical Care, Training, Intravenous anaesthesia, Trauma resuscitation, Enhanced recovery, innovation and more.
  • Practical workshops including updates in Neuromonitoring, Dexmedetomidine, Airway update and more.

High-profile international speakers to inspire your learning, amongst others..

  • Martin Smith, David Menon, Rupert Pearce, Mike Grocott, George Mashour, Adrian Gelb, Jeff Pasternak, Katie Warnaby, Lashmi Venkatgrahavan, Baroness Susan Greenfield

Professional development opportunities

  • Network with your peers and the wider profession by taking part in the abstract poster competition and Prize presentations.
  • Special trainee networking lunch.

Great value for money & special savings for NACCS & SNACC members


NIAA Funding Partner

12th February 2015

NASGBI have now awarded two research grants each of £10000, using the NIAA system, and plan to offer a third grant of up to £20k in the first round of 2015, for research into a suitable topic within the neuroanaesthesia/critical care sphere.

Please read to see how NASGBI is involved with supporting the NIAA.

RESCUEicp study published in NEJM

8th September 2016

The RESCUEicp study was published in the New England Journal of Medicine today http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1605215?query=featured_home#t=articleTop

New surveys added to members page

5th September 2016

Four surveys conducted via the NACCS members’ Survey Galaxy facility are now available to view / download from the members area of the website. These …Read More

Changes to Membership Categories

31st May 2016

Changes 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 …Read More

First ACSA Neuroanaesthesia Accredited Department

15th February 2016

Congratulations to the department of Neuroanaesthesia and Critiical Care at Derriford Hospital, Plymouth who have been awarded the FIRST sub speciality neuroanaesthesia ACSA accreditation by …Read More

Industry Members

Funding Partner