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RCSEd Marks World’s First Patient Safety Day

RCSEd Marks World’s First Patient Safety Day

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) is today (17th) recognising the first ever World Patient Safety Day - a campaign created by the World Health Organisation to make healthcare safer.

Programme Announced for the Annual Conference of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers 2019

Programme Announced for the Annual Conference of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers 2019

The programme for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Annual Conference of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers (FST) 2019 is now available online!

The Faculty of Remote and Rural Healthcare Business Breakfast – Speakers Announced

The Faculty of Remote and Rural Healthcare Business Breakfast – Speakers Announced

The Faculty of Remote and Rural Healthcare (FRRH) are proud to announce their first Business Breakfast, taking place at The Royal Automobile Club, London on Wednesday 25 September 2019. Join us to hear more on the activities of FRRH, how to get involved and how you can support the development of FRRH and remote and rural healthcare globally.

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Surgeons Call on UK Government to Reconsider Regulation of Surgical Care Practitioners  

Surgeons Call on UK Government to Reconsider Regulation of Surgical Care Practitioners   - Read more

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) and the Federation of Surgical Specialty Associations (FSSA) have written a robust letter to Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock calling on him to introduce statutory regulation for surgical care practitioners (SCPs).



Scottish Royal Colleges Looking for Chair of the Scottish Surgical Simulation Collaborative

Scottish Royal Colleges Looking for Chair of the Scottish Surgical Simulation Collaborative - Read more

In a joint collaboration, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow are inviting applications for the new role of Chair of the Scottish Surgical Simulation Collaborative. The bi-collegiate group are looking for someone to chair a number of collaborative meetings a year and to chair subgroups and workstreams as required while promoting the groups objectives in the field of surgical simulation.



RCSEd Response to HSJ Article “Junior doctors 'losing faith' in long hours safeguards

RCSEd Response to HSJ Article “Junior doctors 'losing faith' in long hours safeguards - Read more

Today (11th June) the HSJ released an article “Junior doctors 'losing faith' in long hours safeguards” in which it was revealed that the Hospital Consultants and Specialist Association (HCSA) found there is huge variation in how trusts respond to cases of “exception reporting” which allows doctors to file a report if their contracts are breached, for example, if they work beyond their contracted hours or without a break.



Press Release: RCSEd President Responds to GMC’s Review into Gross Negligence, Manslaughter, and Culpable Homicide

RCSEd President Responds to GMC’s Review into Gross Negligence, Manslaughter, and Culpable Homicide - Read more

In response to the release of the GMC’s review into gross negligence manslaughter and culpable homicide, RCSEd President, Professor Mike Griffin, said: “It is positive to see that the GMC has acknowledged that their relationship with doctors was harmed following Dr Bawa Garba’s case and is committed to rebuilding these relationships moving forward…



Press Release: RCSEd welcomes plans to address bullying in NHS

RCSEd welcomes plans to address bullying in NHS - Read more

Responding to NHS England and NHS Improvement’s Interim NHS People Plan, Professor Mike Griffin, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, said: “We are pleased to see that tackling bullying and harassment is included as one of the top priorities of this plan. RCSEd is campaigning to highlight this issue and is working with a wide r…





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