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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

Official Statement Regards the Publication of the Care Quality Commission Report

Official Statement Regards the Publication of the Care Quality Commission Report - Read more

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh today welcomes the publication of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) report that raises significant concerns about the safety and leadership of Surgical Care amongst some private providers.


Joint Statement from Leaders of Eight Royal Colleges and Faculties

Joint Statement from Leaders of Eight Royal Colleges and Faculties - Read more

Following Health Education England’s consultation on Facing the Facts, Shaping the Future: A draft health and care workforce strategy for England, leaders from eight Royal Colleges and Faculties have written a joint statement to urge the government and its partners to prioritise four key points whilst developing the new strategy.


New Laws Allowing Advanced Paramedics to Prescribe Medicine

New Laws Allowing Advanced Paramedics to Prescribe Medicine  - Read more

RCSEd supports new laws in England that allows hundreds of advanced paramedics to prescribe drugs, improving care for patients.


Position Statement on the Legal Aspects of Medical Manslaughter

Position Statement on the Legal Aspects of Medical Manslaughter - Read more

RCSEd has collaborated with ASGBI, Presidents of other UK based Surgical Royal Colleges and FSSA to produce a position statement that has been submitted to Professor Sir Norman Williams’ Review into issues relating to gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare.


2018 Triennial Conference Surgical Innovation Competition Winner Announced

2018 Triennial Conference Surgical Innovation Competition Winner Announced - Read more

Alex Young, a trauma and orthopaedic surgeon by training, has won the 2018 Surgical Innovation Competition with his submission entitled Virti: Immersive Technology to Assess Decision-Making Under Pressure and Distribute Provider Content.




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