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RCSEd Fellows Celebrated in Queen’s New Year Honours List

RCSEd Fellows Celebrated in Queen’s New Year Honours List

Several Fellows of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh have been recognised in the prestigious Queen Elizabeth II’s 2021 New Year Honours list for their work in healthcare and the response to COVID-19.

Important update on the MRCS Part B and DO-HNS Part 2 examinations in the UK and Ireland in February 2021

Important update on the MRCS Part B and DO-HNS Part 2 examinations in the UK and Ireland in February 2021

Due to the current rise in COVID-19 infections, which has led to new lockdown restrictions and increased pressure on the health services in the UK and Ireland, the Intercollegiate Committee for Basic Surgical Examinations (ICBSE) and the four Surgical Royal Colleges of the United Kingdom and in Ireland have taken the difficult decision to cancel the MRCS Part B and DO-HNS Part 2 examinations that had been scheduled to take place in February 2021.

Delays with Diploma Ceremonies and Certificates

Delays with Diploma Ceremonies and Certificates

With the latest lockdown in place in the UK, we are disappointed that it will mean inevitable further delays in being able to welcome our new Members and Fellows to a diploma ceremony in Edinburgh. The new restrictions mean the College campus in Edinburgh has closed and unfortunately, this means we are unable to send out diploma certificates in the month of January.

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Press Statement: RCSEd Endorses ASH and UKCTAS Budget Submission Recommendations

RCSEd Endorses ASH and UKCTAS Budget Submission Recommendations - Read more

Today (23 February) President of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Mr Michael Lavelle-Jones, wrote to the Chancellor of the Exchequer to support the joint budget submission made by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) and the UK Centre for Tobacco & Alcohol Studies (UKCTAS). On the submission, Mr Lavelle-Jones said: "In addition to …



Surgical Royal Colleges Joint Statement on the Junior Doctors’ Contract

Surgical Royal Colleges Joint Statement on the Junior Doctors’ Contract - Read more

UK Royal Surgical Colleges deeply concerned that this dispute has done long-term damage to the workforce



Press Statement: Surgical Royal Colleges Joint Statement on the Junior Doctors’ Contract

Surgical Royal Colleges Joint Statement on the Junior Doctors’ Contract - 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 have issued the following joint statement on the junior doctors’ contract:   'The surgical colleges have been clear throughout negotiations that a contract must not be imposed. It is therefore extremely…



RCSEd Achieves Victory for Patient Safety

RCSEd Achieves Victory for Patient Safety - Read more

Unwanted and unnecessary clauses in Access to Medical Treatments (Innovation) Bill dropped





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