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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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Response to COVID-19 in Australia and its impact on elective surgery

Response to COVID-19 in Australia and its impact on elective surgery  - Read more

In Australia, by mid-March, there was a surge of COVID-19 cases, particularly affecting the more populous states of New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. This led to the commencement of lockdown across Australia, which in Victoria extended from late March to the end of May.



Leading dental professor calls for unified approach on PPE to avoid postcode lottery

Leading dental professor calls for unified approach on PPE to avoid postcode lottery - Read more

A leading dental professor is calling on the UK Government to provide greater supply of and clarity around guidance for PPE ahead of dental practices re-opening.



Updated General Surgery Guidance on COVID-19 - 30th May 2020

Updated General Surgery Guidance on COVID-19 - 30th May 2020 - Read more

The College has released an update to the intercollegiate guidance, now updated from the 30th May



Press Release: Leading dental professor calls for unified approach on PPE to avoid postcode lottery

Leading dental professor calls for unified approach on PPE to avoid postcode lottery - Read more

A leading dental professor is calling on the UK Government to provide greater supply of and clarity around guidance for PPE ahead of dental practices re-opening.  Phil Taylor, who will shortly take up the role of Dean of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh’s Faculty of Dental Surgery, has said there is disparity across the regions on the is…



Press Release: RCSEd response to FGDP guidance - June 2020

RCSEd response to FGDP guidance - June 2020 - Read more

Statement 01 June 2020 Phil Taylor, who will shortly take up the role of Dean of the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, has responded to guidance published by the Faculty of General Dental Practice today, which outlines the steps dental practices should take in order to re-open on 8 June. Phil said: “We w…





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