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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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Impact of new COVID restrictions on College activities

Impact of new COVID restrictions on College activities - Read more

The recent announcement made by the Prime Minister to increase restrictions across many parts of the UK, followed by the First Minister of Scotland effectively putting Scotland into lockdown from the 26th December, has meant that we have had to review our activities in January 2021.



Death of Fellow, Professor James Finbarr Cullen

Death of Fellow, Professor James Finbarr Cullen - Read more

We are saddened to announce the passing of Professor James Finbarr (Barry) Cullen, Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, on 23 September 2020.



The Scottish Academy launches manifesto for the Scottish Parliament Election in May 2021

The Scottish Academy launches manifesto for the Scottish Parliament Election in May 2021 - Read more

The Scottish Academy have launched their manifesto for the Scottish Parliament Election in May 2021



British Orthopaedic Association Background Briefing

British Orthopaedic Association Background Briefing - Read more

British Orthopaedic Association Background Briefing: Current position regarding elective activity, waiting lists and restart



Press Statement: RCSEd President reacts to the publication of an independent review in the gender pay gap in medicine

RCSEd President reacts to the publication of an independent review in the gender pay gap in medicine - Read more

Reacting to the publication of an independent review in the gender pay gap in medicine, Professor Michael Griffin OBE, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh said: We wholeheartedly welcome both the findings of this report and its recommendations. It is simply unacceptable that women hospital doctors earn 18.9% less per hour co…





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