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RCSEd Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care Launches New Diploma in Urgent Medical Care

RCSEd Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care Launches New Diploma in Urgent Medical Care

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd), Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care, is the first medical Royal College to develop a Diploma in Urgent Medical Care (DipUMC RCSEd), targeted at the many thousands of nurses, doctors and paramedics that provide essential healthcare across the UK when GP surgeries are closed.

RCSEd Endorses Williams Review into Gross Negligence Manslaughter in Healthcare

RCSEd Endorses Williams Review into Gross Negligence Manslaughter in Healthcare

The College supports the Williams Review into gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare, stating patient safety must be our sole focus and that reflection and reflective practice are vital for doctors to learn from mistakes and ensure they are never repeated.

Recommendations for the NHS from the Surgical Forum

Recommendations for the NHS from the Surgical Forum

The College has published Elective Surgery and the NHS: A Surgical Forum Discussion Paper, a report covering the current NHS working environment and solutions around the issues with funding

Other RCSEd News

GMC Report – National Review of Medical Education and Training in Scotland 2017/2018

GMC Report – National Review of Medical Education and Training in Scotland 2017/2018 - Read more

In response to the national review of medical education and training in Scotland, RCSEd President Professor Michael Lavelle-Jones said:

“It is pleasing to see that there are many positive areas of practice highlighted within the GMC’s report. Scotland is a great place for medical students to study medicine and this is highlighted by the report’s findings."


Free Access to the European Journal of Dental Education (EJDE)

Free Access to the European Journal of Dental Education (EJDE) - Read more

All RCSEd membership now have free access to the European Journal of Dental Education (EJDE) thanks to our institutional affiliation with the Association for Dental Education in Europe (ADEE).


RCSEd Response to Lord Darzi’s Interim Review of Health and Care

RCSEd Response to Lord Darzi’s Interim Review of Health and Care - Read more

RCSEd agrees with Lord Darzi’s assertion that the NHS requires a long term funding settlement for health and social care.

RCSEd Nominated for BMJ Award for Anti-Bullying Campaign

RCSEd Nominated for BMJ Award for Anti-Bullying Campaign - Read more

The College's anti-bullying #LetsRemoveIt campaign group has been shortlisted for a BMJ Award in the Clinical Leadership category, with the winner to be announced at an awards ceremony in London on 10 May 2018.


RCSEd Expands International Exams Portfolio to Malta

RCSEd Expands International Exams Portfolio to Malta - Read more

The College is pleased to announce that it is expanding its international examinations portfolio by bringing the Intercollegiate MRCS Part B OSCE examination to Malta for the first time.




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