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RCSEd President responds to findings on risk to patient safety due to bullying, lack of training and support for trainee doctors

RCSEd President responds to findings on risk to patient safety due to bullying, lack of training and support for trainee doctors

RCSEd President, Michael Griffin OBE, responds to news that Health Education England has uncovered multiple examples of patients being put at risk as a result of trainee doctors being bullied, compelled to conduct tasks they are not trained for and are generally lacking support.

Chair of RCSEd Trainees Committee writes to Mental Health Ministers to call for improved mental health and wellbeing support for NHS staff

Chair of RCSEd Trainees Committee writes to Mental Health Ministers to call for improved mental health and wellbeing support for NHS staff

The Chair of the Trainees Committee of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh has today written to both the Minister and Shadow Minister for Mental Health for calling for improved mental health and wellbeing support for NHS staff.

RCSEd Policy Team and  the Faculty of Dental Surgery raise concerns over the cost and availability of PPE for dental practitioners

RCSEd Policy Team and the Faculty of Dental Surgery raise concerns over the cost and availability of PPE for dental practitioners

The policy team, working with the Dean and Incoming Dean of the Faculty of Dental Surgery Prof. Fraser McDonald and Prof. Phil Taylor, have been raising grave concerns over the cost and availability of PPE for dental practitioners looking to reopen safely.

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RCSEd Response to Public Health England Report on BAME communities

RCSEd Response to Public Health England Report on BAME communities - Read more

RCSEd responding to the publication of Public Health England’s report focused on ‘Understanding the impact of COVID-19 on BAME groups’ on 16 June 2020.



RCSEd Dental Ambassadors on COVID-19: a Foundation Dentist's Perspective

RCSEd Dental Ambassadors on COVID-19: a Foundation Dentist's Perspective - Read more

After 12 weeks of lockdown, we caught up with Beth Bradley, who is an RCSEd Dental Ambassador in Northern Ireland and Dentist at Eccleshill Dental Practice. Beth shared with us how she and her team have slowed down during their time in lockdown, built resilience and adapted to the enforced COVID-19 circumstances.



Consultation on revised Guidelines on Patient Consent for Blood Transfusion

Consultation on revised Guidelines on Patient Consent for Blood Transfusion - Read more

Consultation on revised Guidelines on Patient Consent for Blood Transfusion



Bringing Returning Doctors into the Workforce, GMC Survey Results

Bringing Returning Doctors into the Workforce, GMC Survey Results - Read more

Results from GMC Survey on returning doctors into the workforce due to COVID-19 and what help is there for them once the pandemic is over.



Press Release: Nation’s oral health could go “back in time” as patient backlog builds - 12 June 2020

Nation’s oral health could go “back in time” as patient backlog builds - 12 June 2020 - Read more

Nation’s oral health could go “back in time” as patient backlog builds RCSEd survey of dentists shows 87% fear long-term damage A leading dental professor has expressed concern over the long-term oral health of the nation, as a survey shows that 87% of dentists fear a patient backlog that could send the UK “back in time” when it comes to dental h…





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