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RCSEd Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care Launches New Diploma in Urgent Medical Care

RCSEd Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care Launches New Diploma in Urgent Medical Care

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd), Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care, is the first medical Royal College to develop a Diploma in Urgent Medical Care (DipUMC RCSEd), targeted at the many thousands of nurses, doctors and paramedics that provide essential healthcare across the UK when GP surgeries are closed.

RCSEd Endorses Williams Review into Gross Negligence Manslaughter in Healthcare

RCSEd Endorses Williams Review into Gross Negligence Manslaughter in Healthcare

The College supports the Williams Review into gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare, stating patient safety must be our sole focus and that reflection and reflective practice are vital for doctors to learn from mistakes and ensure they are never repeated.

Recommendations for the NHS from the Surgical Forum

Recommendations for the NHS from the Surgical Forum

The College has published Elective Surgery and the NHS: A Surgical Forum Discussion Paper, a report covering the current NHS working environment and solutions around the issues with funding

Other RCSEd News

Home Truths – Professor Sir Ian Kennedy on the Ian Paterson Case, Surgeons' News March 2018 Preview

Home Truths – Professor Sir Ian Kennedy on the Ian Paterson Case, Surgeons' News March 2018 Preview - Read more

From better whistleblowing policies to improved consent processes, there is much to learn from the Paterson case, writes Professor Sir Ian Kennedy for Surgeons' News March 2018


PRCSEd comments on Welsh parliamentary review of health and social care

PRCSEd comments on Welsh parliamentary review of health and social care - Read more

RCSEd comments on the Welsh parliamentary review of health and social care in Wales.


RCSEd Responds to Medical Students Working in A&E During Winter Crisis

RCSEd Responds to Medical Students Working in A&E During Winter Crisis - Read more

Responding to news that medical students have been offered the chance to volunteer to help relieve winter pressures on A&E, Professor Michael Lavelle-Jones, President of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh said:


RCSEd Responds to NHS England Performance Data

RCSEd Responds to NHS England Performance Data - Read more

Following the release of today’s NHS performance data, Professor Michael Lavelle-Jones, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh said:


Survey of Surgical Assistance in the UK

Survey of Surgical Assistance in the UK - Read more

The College's Faculty of Perioperative Care has launched a study that aims to examine who is providing surgical assistance within the UK; and whether they are suitably available and trained to support the operating surgeon.




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