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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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Myanmar response to COVID-19 Outbreak

Myanmar response to COVID-19 Outbreak - Read more

As the COVID-19 pandemic has spread across the globe, it’s important to note how each country approached the virus and their efforts to contain its spread, in order to compare this with our own methods, learn the effects of each approach and improve for the future.



Death of Andrew Foote, Retired Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

Death of Andrew Foote, Retired Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary - Read more

We are saddened to hear of the death of Andrew Veitch Foote, retired consultant cardiothoracic surgeon and RCSEd Fellow, who passed away due to COVID-19 on the 9th May 2020.



Meet our Faculty of Dental Trainers Members - Tom Bereznicki

Meet our Faculty of Dental Trainers Members - Tom Bereznicki - Read more

Launched in 2016, The RCSEd Faculty of Dental Trainers (FDT) promotes the role of the dental trainer, recognises achievement and excellence and, ultimately, enhances the quality of patient care. The Faculty is incredibly proud to have Tom Bereznicki as a Member, who joined the College in March 2018.



Pandemic COVID-19: Situation in Hong Kong

Pandemic COVID-19:  Situation in Hong Kong - Read more

In December 2019, there was already news report that a mysterious pneumonia appeared in Wuhan city, Wu Bei province. However, the alert level in Hong Kong was low as Chinese Government declared that it would not spread from human to human and everything was under control.



COVID-19 in Malta

COVID-19 in Malta - Read more

Professor Joseph Galea MD(Melit) MD(Sheffield) FRCS(Edin) FRCS(CTh) FETCS, President, Association of Surgeons of Malta has shared his experience on COVID-19 in Malta.





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