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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

Winner of RCSEd Video Communications Skills Competition 2017/2018 Announced

Winner of RCSEd Video Communications Skills Competition 2017/2018 Announced - Read more

The College is pleased to announce that Mei Ying Chin has been named winner of the RCSEd Video Communications Skills Video Competition 2017/2018 for her video on anti-bullying and undermining as part of the #LetsRemoveIt campaign.

RCSEd responds to Health Education England Workforce Strategy Consultation

RCSEd responds to Health Education England Workforce Strategy Consultation - Read more

Given that some 40% of RCSEd’s membership is based in England, and the seriousness with which we take workforce matters, RCSEd has submitted the following response to HEE’s workforce strategy consultation.


Lessons From the Paterson Case: Treasure Mistakes and Learn From Them

Lessons From the Paterson Case: Treasure Mistakes and Learn From Them - Read more

“There is another way,” Professor Sir Ian Kennedy told delegates at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) Triennial conference. “We should not sue doctors when things go wrong...we should treasure mistakes and learn from them,” he stated bluntly.


Professor Sanfey Awarded Fellowship Ad Hominem

Professor Sanfey Awarded Fellowship Ad Hominem - Read more

In an award ceremony on Friday 16 March 2018, Professor Hilary Sanfey, Vice Chair for Surgical Education in the Department of Surgery at Southern Illinois University, was awarded a Fellowship ad hominem by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.


The Faculty of Surgical Trainers (FST) to Host International Conference on Surgical Education and Training (ICOSET) 2019

The Faculty of Surgical Trainers (FST) to Host International Conference on Surgical Education and Training (ICOSET) 2019 - Read more

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh’s Faculty of Surgical Trainers (FST) will host the International Conference on Surgical Education and Training (ICOSET) in 2019. The conference entitled To Treat, To Teach, To Train: Exploring Professionalisation, Regulation and Excellence in Surgical Training will take place 21–22 March 2019 in Edinburgh.




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