Advisory Appointment Committees (AACs)

The RCR's job description review and advisory appointments committee processes are in place to provide quality assurance in the recruitment and appointment of consultants, specialty doctors and associate specialist posts to NHS trusts and health boards.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the AAC process

Given the ongoing effects of the pandemic on the NHS, we are continuing to advise conducting AAC panels via videoconference. We will continue to monitor the situation and update as needed. 

Read the RCR position on coronavirus (COVID-19) and the AAC process (17 March 2020)

Job description review

To submit a job description for review, please send the document(s) to aac@rcr.ac.uk

AAC representative request

Please email the AAC team if you have any questions.

AAC training webinars

These webinars provide our representatives with the required training to sit on a panel

Advisory Appointment Committees - FAQs

Frequently asked questions on AACs

Becoming a CO AAC Representative

Find out more and sign up to become a CO College representative

Becoming a Job Plan Adviser

Find out more and sign up to become a Job Plan Adviser

Becoming a CR AAC Representative

Find out more and sign up to become a CR College representative