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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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RCSEd respond to GMC's publication of 'The state of medical education and practice in the UK'

RCSEd respond to GMC's publication of 'The state of medical education and practice in the UK' - Read more

RCSEd President, Michael Griffin responds to GMC's publication of 'The state of medical education and practice in the UK'.



RCSEd Trainees Committee respond to GMC’s “State of medical education and practice in the UK”

RCSEd Trainees Committee respond to GMC’s “State of medical education and practice in the UK” - Read more

Haroon Rehman, Chair of the Trainees Committee of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh responds to the publication of the GMC’s “State of medical education and practice in the UK”



Press Statement: The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh statement in response to the 2020 Spending Review

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh statement in response to the 2020 Spending Review - Read more

As the NHS is facing a difficult winter period with staff trying to manage a surge in demand caused by the pandemic, winter flu and an increasing backlog of cases, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh welcomes today’s announcement of an additional £3 billion for the NHS, as well as the news that over one million NHS workers are set to receive…



Mountain Medicine Programme Moves to a New Home

Mountain Medicine Programme Moves to a New Home - Read more

The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care are excited to announce that the transfer of the Diploma in Mountain Medicine to the National Centre for Remote and Rural Medicine (NCRRM) at the University of Central Lancashire has now been formally agreed and completed.



RCSEd Highlights Projects Supported by the College during Giving Tuesday 2020

RCSEd Highlights Projects Supported by the College during Giving Tuesday 2020 - Read more

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh joins #GivingTuesday 2020, the global day of generosity taking place on 1st December.





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