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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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RCSEd Policy and Public Affairs team Share Actions of Recent Survey Results

RCSEd Policy and Public Affairs team Share Actions of Recent Survey Results - Read more

We are writing as the Policy and Public Affairs team for the College to update you on what work we have been doing in the last six weeks with regards to representing you at the policy level.



Gill Hardman, Trainees' Committee Member, discusses the importance of mental health during COVID-19

Gill Hardman, Trainees' Committee Member, discusses the importance of mental health during COVID-19 - Read more

Mental Health Awareness week has undoubtedly taken on extra significance for everyone this year. The challenges of life during the pandemic; work, home life in lockdown, being kept apart from family and friends and concerns for vulnerable loved ones, have brought issues of mental health and well-being to the fore, like never before.



RCSEd President responds to government news on overseas doctors surcharge changes

RCSEd President responds to government news on overseas doctors surcharge changes - Read more

RCSEd President, Prof Michael Griffin OBE, responds to news that government will revoke the surcharge on overseas doctors coming into the UK



Press Statement: RCSEd President responds to government news on overseas doctors surcharge changes

RCSEd President responds to government news on overseas doctors surcharge changes - Read more

Responding to the news that the government will revoke the surcharge on overseas doctors coming into the UK, Prof Michael Griffin OBE said: “I am delighted that the government has listened to the medical profession and removed this unnecessary charge. Colleagues from across the world help make the NHS the world class institution it is. We have …



Director of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers, David O'Regan - Training in the infected era

Director of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers, David O'Regan - Training in the infected era - Read more

The director of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers, David O'Regan has written a blog post regarding training during the COVID-19 era.





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