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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: Care Quality Commission New Five Year Strategy

Care Quality Commission New Five Year Strategy - Read more

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh has responded to the Care Quality Commission’s [CQC] consultation on its’ new five year strategy. Whilst agreeing with the CQC’s ambition to become a more efficient and effective regulator that is relevant and sustainable, RCSEd made a series of additional points that could result in a more robust strateg…



Dental Winner Crowned

Dental Winner Crowned - Read more

The UK's finest undergraduate dentist crowned winner in tense final



Press Release: Crowning Glory

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Today the dental clinical skills competition to discover the UK's best undergraduate dentist reached its climax at the Grand Final in Edinburgh. Run by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Britain’s oldest surgical Royal College, and DENTSPLY the competition was won by 25 year-old James McParlane who grew up in Leicester and is now studying a…



RCSEd Publishes Standards for Rural Surgery

RCSEd Publishes Standards for Rural Surgery - Read more

Problem of recruitment and retention of consultants in Scotland most acute in remote and rural areas





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