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UK and Ireland’s surgical Royal Colleges sharing their concern at Northern Ireland’s alarming waiting lists

UK and Ireland’s surgical Royal Colleges sharing their concern at Northern Ireland’s alarming waiting lists

A letter from the four presidents of the UK and Ireland’s surgical Royal Colleges sharing their concern at Northern Ireland’s alarming waiting lists and to request an urgent meeting.

College Commemorations

College Commemorations

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is saddened to hear of the death of several of our long-standing Retired Fellows and other great leaders within the surgical profession. We commemorate their service to healthcare and their patients, and offer our deepest sympathies to their family, friends and life-long colleagues.

RCSEd Launches New MRCS Ophthalmology Examinations

RCSEd Launches New MRCS Ophthalmology Examinations

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is excited to announce the launching of its MRCS examination in ophthalmology.

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Fellows and Members honored for dedication to healthcare

Fellows and Members honored for dedication to healthcare  - Read more

Several Fellows and Members of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh have been recognised in this year’s Queen’s birthday honours list for their work in healthcare, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.



Press Statement: RCSEd calls for urgent investment and reform to help tackle the backlog of cases caused by COVID-19

RCSEd calls for urgent investment and reform to help tackle the backlog of cases caused by COVID-19 - Read more

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh views the publication of new waiting times data as evidence that investment and reform is urgently needed to tackle the backlog of cases caused by COVID-19.   RCSEd President, Professor Mike Griffin, said: “It is concerning, if not unexpected, to see the waiting list for patients to start hospital tre…



The FRRHH Fellowship Launch

The FRRHH Fellowship Launch - Read more

The FRRHH Fellowship has been established to help facilitate healthcare professionals’ access and exposure to different healthcare systems and contexts that will develop the knowledge, skill and experience required to work in remote, rural, and humanitarian healthcare.



Press Statement: RCSEd Responds to Health and Social Care Select Committee’s statement on NHS Pressures

RCSEd Responds to Health and Social Care Select Committee’s statement on NHS Pressures - Read more

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh agrees wholeheartedly with the Health and Social Care Select Committee’s statement that excessive workloads caused by staff shortages are putting NHS staff, patients and the services they rely on at risk. President of the College, Professor Michael Griffin said: We have been saying for some time that w…



Voting in the Dental Council Elections Opens Soon

Voting in the Dental Council Elections Opens Soon - Read more

Earlier this month The Faculty of Dental Surgery (FDS) closed the nominations for the Members of Dental Council vacancies and voting in the elections will be available soon.





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