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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 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 - Read more

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.



Press Statement: Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh statement in response to increased NHS waiting lists

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh statement in response to increased NHS waiting lists - Read more

Responding to the news that NHS waiting lists could reach 10 million by the end of 2020, Professor Michael Griffin OBE, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh said: “We have been seeking to highlight for some time the issue of the burgeoning backlog of cases, and that delays in treatment and diagnoses will lead to waves of furthe…



Clinical guide to surgical prioritisation during the coronavirus pandemic - Update 8 June 2020

Clinical guide to surgical prioritisation during the coronavirus pandemic - Update 8 June 2020 - Read more

This guidance has been updated from the original version published on 11 April 2020. The main changes are the inclusion of material related to spinal surgery and paediatric cardiac surgery.



Concerns Over Dentists PPE Bill as Doors Reopen Today, 8 June 2020

Concerns Over Dentists PPE Bill as Doors Reopen Today, 8 June 2020 - Read more

RCSEd says patient safety must not be compromised by core budget reallocation. As dental practices begin reopening their doors from today (Monday 8 June), a leading dental professor is urging the UK Government to provide clarity on how the necessary PPE will be funded without compromising patient safety.



AoMRC Four Nation The Need to Reinstate Training and Services - 3 June 2020

AoMRC Four Nation The Need to Reinstate Training and Services - 3 June 2020 - Read more

The Covid-19 pandemic has significantly impacted on the UK population’s health and wellbeing as well as everyone’s work, home and social lives. The ability of the NHS to deliver care across a wide range of its usual services has also been tested.





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