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RCSEd Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care Launches New Diploma in Urgent Medical Care

RCSEd Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care Launches New Diploma in Urgent Medical Care

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd), Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care, is the first medical Royal College to develop a Diploma in Urgent Medical Care (DipUMC RCSEd), targeted at the many thousands of nurses, doctors and paramedics that provide essential healthcare across the UK when GP surgeries are closed.

RCSEd Endorses Williams Review into Gross Negligence Manslaughter in Healthcare

RCSEd Endorses Williams Review into Gross Negligence Manslaughter in Healthcare

The College supports the Williams Review into gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare, stating patient safety must be our sole focus and that reflection and reflective practice are vital for doctors to learn from mistakes and ensure they are never repeated.

Recommendations for the NHS from the Surgical Forum

Recommendations for the NHS from the Surgical Forum

The College has published Elective Surgery and the NHS: A Surgical Forum Discussion Paper, a report covering the current NHS working environment and solutions around the issues with funding

Other RCSEd News

New Trainer Area Now Available

New Trainer Area Now Available - Read more

The General Medical Council (GMC) recognises the important role trainers play in providing high quality, safe education and training, as well as the support and resources needed to deliver these effectively. With this in mind, the Faculty of Surgical Trainers (FST) has developed a new set of practical standards. Endorsed by the GMC, these standards aid trainer recognition and accreditation, and underpin a new Trainer Area within the ISCP.

UK’s Oldest Royal Surgical College Hosts ‘Shape of Training in Scotland’ Launch

UK’s Oldest Royal Surgical College Hosts ‘Shape of Training in Scotland’ Launch - Read more

RCSEd yesterday welcomed Secretary of State for Health and Sport, Shona Robison, and her commitment to invest nearly £157,000, at the Scottish launch of Shape of Training held at the College.


RCSEd Response to the Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill

RCSEd Response to the Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill - Read more

RCSEd President Professor Michael Lavelle-Jones responds to the Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill


First Dundas Medal Awarded To Specialist Palliative Care Team In Glasgow

First Dundas Medal Awarded To Specialist Palliative Care Team In Glasgow - Read more

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and charity PATCH award inaugural medal to team acknowledging palliative care excellence


RCSEd Responds To Home Affairs Committee Brexit Report

RCSEd Responds To Home Affairs Committee Brexit Report - Read more

President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Professor Michael Lavelle-Jones, has commented on the Home Affairs Committee report “Home office delivery of Brexit: immigration”, released this week.




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