A number of external organisations provide guidance and support to the directorate and worthwhile advice for patients. They include:
North West School of Anaesthesia
The North West School for anaesthesia trainees
The University of Central Lancashire
Royal College of Anaesthetists
The Royal College of Anaesthetists is the professional body responsible for the specialty of anaesthesia throughout the United Kingdom.
The Association of Anaesthetists
Representing the interests of over 8,000 anaesthetists in the UK and Ireland.