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Professor Rowan Parks Takes Office as the 176th President of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Professor Rowan Parks Takes Office as the 176th President of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Professor Rowan Parks has officially taken office as President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd), after being formally welcomed to the role at the College AGM, where he outlined his priorities for his upcoming three-year term.

Intercollegiate Announcement of Green Theatre Initiative and Climate Emergency Declaration

Intercollegiate Announcement of Green Theatre Initiative and Climate Emergency Declaration

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, The Royal College of Surgeons of England and The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow acknowledge that climate change and anthropogenic environmental degradation pose a major threat to both human health and planetary health. We have reached and overstepped several planetary boundaries within which humanity can survive and thrive, and this calls for decisive, collaborative, and urgent action.

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Announces Two New Vice Presidents

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Announces Two New Vice Presidents

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) has announced the appointment of its two incoming Vice Presidents following an election process.

Clare McNaught and Tim Graham will be taking over from Professor Rowan Parks and Mr Pala Rajesh, who have held the roles since November 2018.

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RCSEd Saddened by the passing of Dame Clare Marx CBE

RCSEd Saddened by the passing of Dame Clare Marx CBE - Read more

The College is saddened to hear of the passing of former RCS England President, Dame Clare Marx CBE, DL, MBBS, PRCSEng.



RCSEd Welcomes the announcement on workforce planning included in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement

RCSEd Welcomes the announcement on workforce planning included in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement - Read more

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh welcomes the announcement on workforce planning included in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement.



Press Release: Leading Dental Surgery Body Endorses Postgraduate Orofacial Pain Course

Leading Dental Surgery Body Endorses Postgraduate Orofacial Pain Course - Read more

A leading dental representative body has announced the accreditation of a new postgraduate course created by two international institutions. The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh’s Faculty of Dental Surgery has confirmed its accreditation of the Certificate in Orofacial Pain, a new joint course launched by the University of Southern Californi…



Press Statement: RCSEd pleased with comments made regarding annual updates to the forthcoming NHS workforce plan

RCSEd pleased with comments made regarding annual updates to the forthcoming NHS workforce plan - Read more

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is pleased with Amanda Pritchard’s comments today, regarding annual updates to the forthcoming NHS workforce plan. New College President, Rowan Parks, commented: “Workforce challenges remain the biggest issue facing the NHS and threaten the recovery from the pandemic. But it is an issue which has been …



Intercollegiate Announcement of Green Theatre Initiative and Climate Emergency Declaration

Intercollegiate Announcement of Green Theatre Initiative and Climate Emergency Declaration - Read more

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, The Royal College of Surgeons of England and The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow acknowledge that climate change and anthropogenic environmental degradation pose a major threat to both human health and planetary health. We have reached and overstepped several planetary boundaries within which humanity can survive and thrive, and this calls for decisive, collaborative, and urgent action.





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