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New College Identity - A Message from the RCSEd President

New College Identity - A Message from the RCSEd President

I wanted to announce a change to our logo which we have been working on over the past few months. The RCSEd was founded in 1505 and is therefore one of the oldest Surgical Colleges in the world. We serve almost 30,000 Affiliates, Members, and Fellows across the globe with 40% of our membership based overseas and over 15,500 members in England and Wales. We, therefore, felt it was important that our brand identity reflected our history and our reach.

RCSEd Announces the Launch of a New College App

RCSEd Announces the Launch of a New College App

The RCSEd is delighted to announce the launch of its new mobile app, a hub of learning and development for surgeons, dentists, and healthcare professionals at all levels.

RCSEd Statement on COVID-19 second wave and the importance of continuation of essential surgeries

RCSEd Statement on COVID-19 second wave and the importance of continuation of essential surgeries

The message today from Professor Chris Whitty, the Chief Medical Officer and Sir Patrick Valance, the Government’s Chief Scientific Advisor, was powerful, urgent and timely. It is clear that a second wave of Covid-19 is upon us and could be devastating unless swift, mitigating action is taken by government, the NHS and the general public.

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Press Release: Is the NHS Fattist

Is the NHS Fattist - Read more

New research could be set to turn CCG and Health Board policy on its head. Currently, many overweight or obese patients needing hip or knee replacements are being refused surgery until they have lost weight. This new data has shown that even if a patient is obese, it has NO effect on the outcome of a hip or knee replacement. The study, presented b…



Access to Medical Treatments (Innovation) Bill

Access to Medical Treatments (Innovation) Bill - Read more

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh has reiterated its opposition to the Access to Medical Treatments (Innovation) Bill that will be debated by MPs this Friday (16 October 2015).



Press Statement: Access to Medical Treatments (Innovation) Bill

Access to Medical Treatments (Innovation) Bill - Read more

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh has today reiterated its opposition to the Access to Medical Treatments (Innovation) Bill that will be debated by MPs this Friday (16 October 2015). Ian Ritchie PRCSEd said; "The College has lobbied hard against this and the previous iteration tabled by Lord Saatchi as we believe that both are unnecessary…



New Junior Doctor Contract in England

New Junior Doctor Contract in England - Read more

RCSEd & FSSA deplore the situation that has arisen over the junior doctors contract in England and call on all parties involved in the discussion to meet as a matter of urgency to resolve the current impasse.



Press Statement: New Junior Doctor Contract in England

New Junior Doctor Contract in England - Read more

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, representing around 10,000 Fellows and Members in England, and the Federation of Surgical Specialty Associations deplore the situation that has arisen over the terms and conditions for doctors in training in England.   We call on all parties involved in the discussion about terms and conditions to meet as…





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