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Updated General Surgery Guidance on COVID-19, 2nd Revision, 7th April 2020

Updated General Surgery Guidance on COVID-19, 2nd Revision, 7th April 2020

Following publication of Public Health England latest guidelines, the four Royal Surgical Colleges and the Associations of General Surgery have revised their latest guidelines (last published on the 27th March 2020) to align with those of PHE and Health Protection Scotland. As a group, we have taken a lead on gathering information on best practice that Surgeons should follow in this difficult situation because our role is to protect and support the clinicians that we represent.

AOMRC Statement Urges Public to Continue to Seek Medical Help During COVID-19

AOMRC Statement Urges Public to Continue to Seek Medical Help During COVID-19

The AOMRC have issued a statement, urging patients and the public must continue to seek medical help for serious conditions during this COVID-19 pandemic.

Appointment of Honorary Secretary from the RCSEd President

Appointment of Honorary Secretary from the RCSEd President

Appointment of Honorary Secretary from the RCSEd President

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RCSEd President Daily Blog: Stay Safe and Keep Inside

RCSEd President Daily Blog: Stay Safe and Keep Inside - Read more

The weekend is over and as so often in the last few weeks much changes over a short period of time. We have already taken the very difficult decision to close the College. It will be a new way of working for many of us but it is an important step to take.



COVID-19 Help and Advice for Senior Fellows

COVID-19 Help and Advice for Senior Fellows - Read more

COVID-19 Advice for Senior Fellows Although we are no longer in active practice there is still a lot we can and should do to help our clinical colleagues who face a pandemic such as none of us faced in our working lifetimes.



City’s largest independent hotel opens doors to clinical and medical workers

City’s largest independent hotel opens doors to clinical and medical workers - Read more

Ten Hill Place, which is operated by Surgeons Quarter and owned by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd), is opening its doors for the coming weeks to hospital workers wishing to stay in comfort close to their places of work.



Surgeons Quarter pledges to pay all staff for three months

Surgeons Quarter pledges to pay all staff for three months - Read more

Surgeons Quarter pledges to pay all staff for three months. ONE of Edinburgh’s largest hospitality businesses has committed to paying in full all 76 salaried and contracted staff over at least the next three months – despite the severe impact of COVID-19.



Covid-19 and professional standards activities

Covid-19 and professional standards activities - Read more

ovid-19 and professional standards activities (including appraisal and revalidation). Professor Stephen Powis, National Medical Director, NHS England and NHS Improvement writes on the changes to professional standards activities in light of the latest Government advice on managing the Covid-19 outbreak.





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