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RCSEd Fellows Celebrated in Queen’s New Year Honours List

RCSEd Fellows Celebrated in Queen’s New Year Honours List

Several Fellows of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh have been recognised in the prestigious Queen Elizabeth II’s 2021 New Year Honours list for their work in healthcare and the response to COVID-19.

Important update on the MRCS Part B and DO-HNS Part 2 examinations in the UK and Ireland in February 2021

Important update on the MRCS Part B and DO-HNS Part 2 examinations in the UK and Ireland in February 2021

Due to the current rise in COVID-19 infections, which has led to new lockdown restrictions and increased pressure on the health services in the UK and Ireland, the Intercollegiate Committee for Basic Surgical Examinations (ICBSE) and the four Surgical Royal Colleges of the United Kingdom and in Ireland have taken the difficult decision to cancel the MRCS Part B and DO-HNS Part 2 examinations that had been scheduled to take place in February 2021.

Delays with Diploma Ceremonies and Certificates

Delays with Diploma Ceremonies and Certificates

With the latest lockdown in place in the UK, we are disappointed that it will mean inevitable further delays in being able to welcome our new Members and Fellows to a diploma ceremony in Edinburgh. The new restrictions mean the College campus in Edinburgh has closed and unfortunately, this means we are unable to send out diploma certificates in the month of January.

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RCSEd Fellows Celebrated in Queen’s New Year Honours List

RCSEd Fellows Celebrated in Queen’s New Year Honours List - Read more

Several Fellows of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh have been recognised in the prestigious Queen Elizabeth II’s 2021 New Year Honours list for their work in healthcare and the response to COVID-19.



Press Statement: Developing situation means we must vaccinate as many people as possible, as soon as possible say top doctors

Developing situation means we must vaccinate as many people as possible, as soon as possible say top doctors  - Read more

Members of the Scottish Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and Faculties have welcomed plans to update the immunisation programme against COVID-19 to ensure that the vaccine is delivered to as many people as possible as quickly as possible. This new plan will be supported by immunising more people with a first dose of the available vaccine before re…



Recruitment of ICBSE Assessors

Recruitment of ICBSE Assessors - Read more

The ICBSE Internal Quality Assurance Committee are currently looking to recruit new Assessors to quality assure the MRCS OSCE examinations.



Press Statement: Scottish medical leaders warn of ‘perfect storm’ in hospitals

Scottish medical leaders warn of ‘perfect storm’ in hospitals - Read more

Members of the Scottish Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and Faculties have joined together to highlight the importance of controlling the spread of COVID-19 amid concerns the NHS may not be able to cope with a surge in cases.  Calling for increased cross-Government working and efforts from the public to reduce the spread of the virus, the grou…



Guidance for placement of Doctors in Training in the Independent Sector

Guidance for placement of Doctors in Training in the Independent Sector - Read more

Health Education England have released a Guidance for placement of Doctors in Training in the Independent Sector.





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