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RCSEd Voices Concerns over SCPs Performing High-Risk Surgery

RCSEd Voices Concerns over SCPs Performing High-Risk Surgery

As an organisation focused on improving standards of surgical care and patient outcomes, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) is extremely concerned about the recent publication in the Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCSEng) (“Laparoscopic cholecystectomy performed by a surgical care practitioner: a review of outcomes”) detailing the experience of a Surgical Care Practitioner (SCP) performing laparoscopic cholecystectomies.

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Partners with the David Nott Foundation to Deliver Trauma Surgery Training

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Partners with the David Nott Foundation to Deliver Trauma Surgery Training

In a landmark collaboration aimed at addressing the critical shortage of skilled surgical care in conflict and disaster zones, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) is teaming up with the David Nott Foundation (DNF) to later this year host their Hostile Environment Surgical Training UK (HEST-UK) course at the College in Edinburgh.

Nominations Open for Trainee member of Council 2024

Nominations Open for Trainee member of Council 2024

Nominations are invited for this key opportunity for the opinion of our Trainee membership to influence College policy in the future on a wide range of issues including training, education, assessment and future service delivery. The Trainee member of Council also co-chairs the Trainee Committee during their term of office.

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King James IV Professorship Awardee 2024

King James IV Professorship Awardee 2024 - Read more

The King James IV Professorship is awarded annually in open competition to practitioners of surgery or dental surgery who have made a significant contribution to the clinical or scientific basis of surgery.



Press Release: Dental Experts Call for More Ambitious Plans to Stop the Decline of NHS Dentistry in England

Dental Experts Call for More Ambitious Plans to Stop the Decline of NHS Dentistry in England - Read more

The Faculty of Dental Surgery at The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) has launched a manifesto which lays out recommendations to protect NHS dentistry amid a UK dental crisis. It comes as the UK’s largest dental faculty, representing over 8,000 members across the UK, expressed its disappointment at “inadequate” Government plans. …



The RCSEd John Hutton Memorial Lecture 2024

The RCSEd John Hutton Memorial Lecture 2024 - Read more

On 25 April 2024, the College were delighted to welcome the meeting of the British Society of Dental Maxillofacial Radiology to the College. As part of their event, RCSEd also hosted the John Hutton Memorial Lecture. John Hutton was a dental radiologist who sadly passed away in 1999. A fund in his memory has been created, which supports a triennial lecture in dental radiology.



Applications Sought for Chair of Primary Dental Care Advisory Board

Applications Sought for Chair of Primary Dental Care Advisory Board - Read more

The RCSEd Faculty of Dental Surgery invites applications for the role of Chair of the Advisory Board (AB) in Primary Dental Care.



Press Statement: RCSEd Statement on the Joint Speciality Fellowship (JSF) examinations

RCSEd Statement on the Joint Speciality Fellowship (JSF) examinations - Read more

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) is responsible for setting high-quality professional standards for surgical and dental specialities and assessing doctors who seek to achieve those standards by setting and administering examinations, in the UK and internationally. The Joint Speciality Fellowship (JSF) examinations, which cover a v…





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