Update on national nominating bodies and specialist societies

Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards

July 10
16:03 2015

As the Clinical Excellence Awards Scheme is currently under review, applications to register as a national nominating body or a specialist society are not currently being considered at this time.

The tables below show existing national nominating bodies and specialist societies.

National nominating bodies

Nominating body Abbreviation
Academy of Medical Royal Colleges AoMRC
British Dental Association BDA
British International Doctors Association Ltd BIDA
British Medical Association BMA
Cancer Research UK CRUK
FOM Faculty of Occupational Medicine
Faculty of Public Health FPH
Hospital Consultants & Specialists Association HCSA
Medical Research Council MRC
Medical Womens Federation MWF
Royal College of Anaesthetists RCAnae
Royal College of Emergency Medicine RCEM
Royal College of General Practitioners RCGP
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist RCOG
Royal College of Ophthalmologists RCOpth
Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health RCPCH
Royal College of Pathologists RCPath
Royal College of Physicians of London RCP
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow RCPSGlas
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh RCPEdin
Royal College of Psychiatrists RCPsych
Royal College of Radiologists RCR
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh RCSED
Royal College of Surgeons of England RCSEng
Universities UK UUK

Specialist Societies

Specialist societies Society code
Academic Paediactrics Associations of Great Britain and Ireland APA
Academy of Medical Educators AoME
Age Anaesthesia Association AAA
Association for Clinical Biochemistry ACB
Association for Palliative Medicine of GB & I APM
Association of Anaesthetists of GB & I AAGBI
Association of Breast Surgery ABSGBI
Association of British Neurologists ABN
Association of Clinical Pathologists ACP
Association of Coloproctology of GB & Ireland ACPGBI
Association of Consultants in Restorative Dentistry ACRD
Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland APA
Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of GB & I AUGIS
British Academy of Childhood Disability BACD
British Association for Community Child Health BACCH
British Association for Cytopathology BAC
British Association for Sexual Health and HIV BASHH
British Association for the Study of the Liver BASL
Association for Cancer Surgery BASO-ACS
British Association of Dermatologists BAD
British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists BAHNO
British Association of Paediatric Surgeons BAPS
British Association of Perinatal Medicine BAPM
British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons BAPRAS
British Association of Stroke Physicians BASP
British Association of Urological Surgeons BAUS
British Congenital Cardiac Association BCCA
British HIV Association BHIVA
British Maternal and Fetal Medicine Society BMFMS
British Menopause Society BMS
British Neuropathological Society BNS
British Ophthalmic Anaesthesia Society BOAS
British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society BOMSS
British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society BOFAS
British Paediatric Neurology Association BPNA
British Pain Society BPS
British Pharmacological Society BPhS
British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology BSACI
British Society for Clinical Neurophysiology BSCN
British Society for Colposcopy & Cervical Pathology BSCCP
British Society for Gynaecological Surgery BSGE
British Society for Haematology BSH
British Society for Paediatric Dermatology BSPD
British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes BSPE
British Society for Rheumatology BSR
British Society for Surgery of the Hand BSSH
British Society for the Study of Vulval Disease BSSVD
British Geriatrics Society BGS
British Gynaecological Cancer Society BGCS
British Society of Gastroenterology BSG
British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition BSPGHAN
British Society of Paediatric Radiology BSPR
British Society of Periodontology BSP
British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine BSRM
British Society of Skeletal Radiologists BSSR
British Society of Urogynaecology BSUG
British Orthopaedic Association BOA
British Thoracic Society BTS
British Transplantation Society BTS
Diabetes UK
Difficult Airway Society DAS
Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine FSEM
Intensive Care Society ICS
National Association of Clinical Tutors UK NACT (UK)
Neuroanaesthesia Society of Great Britain and Ireland NASGBI
Society for Acute Medicine SAM
Society for Computing and Technology in Anaesthesia SCATA
Society for Education in Anaesthesia SEA (UK)
Society for Endocrinology
Society of Academic and Research Surgery SARS
Hyperlipidaemia Education and Atherosclerosis Research Trust UK HEART UK

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