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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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Membership Networking Event Cairo 2024

Membership Networking Event Cairo 2024 - Read more

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, in collaboration with the British Council Alumni UK Programme, will be hosting a membership networking event in Cairo on Monday 5 February at 18:00.



RCSEd Saddened by the Death of Honorary Fellow Sir Roy Yorke Calne

RCSEd Saddened by the Death of Honorary Fellow Sir Roy Yorke Calne - Read more

It is with great sadness to share the news of the death of Honorary Fellow of the College, Sir Roy Yorke Calne.



RCSEd Fellows Celebrated in King’s New Years Honours List

RCSEd Fellows Celebrated in King’s New Years Honours List - Read more

The 2024 New Year Honours list recognises the achievements and service of extraordinary people across the UK, and we’re incredibly proud that some of our Fellows were included in this historic list.



College Saddened by the Death of Former Director of Education, Christopher Bulstrode

College Saddened by the Death of Former Director of Education, Christopher Bulstrode - Read more

The College is saddened to hear about the loss of Christopher Bulstrode. This poignant obituary pays tribute to our former Director of Education for RCSEd.



Press Statement: RCSEd responds to new report that 'NHS dentistry as we know it is gone for good'

RCSEd responds to new report that 'NHS dentistry as we know it is gone for good' - Read more

The College has responded to a new report from the Nuffield Trust called 'Bold action or slow decay? The state of NHS dentistry and future policy actions'. The report concluded that "NHS dentistry is at its most perilous point in its 75-year history". Grant McIntyre, Dean of the Faculty of Dental Surgery at The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinbur…





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