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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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Intercollegiate Guidelines for Pre-operative COVID-19 Testing for Elective Cancer Surgery Update

Intercollegiate Guidelines for Pre-operative COVID-19 Testing for Elective Cancer Surgery Update - Read more

An update to the previous guidance for pre-operative COVID-19 testing for elective cancer surgery has been published.



BOA issues new guidance on restarting non-urgent trauma and orthopaedic care

BOA issues new guidance on restarting non-urgent trauma and orthopaedic care - Read more

The British Orthopaedic Association have issued new guidance on restarting non-urgent trauma and orthopaedic care.



RCSEd and DAUK Survey Shows 83% of Doctors Not Tested for COVID-19

RCSEd and DAUK Survey Shows 83% of Doctors Not Tested for COVID-19 - Read more

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is calling on health boards and trusts to change their guidance for testing medical professionals after a survey of members found 83 percent of doctors have not been tested for COVID-19.



'Routine is key to lockdown survival': Military surgeon uses submarine experience to give advice

'Routine is key to lockdown survival': Military surgeon uses submarine experience to give advice - Read more

RCSEd Military RSAs Commander Adam Stannard has given advice about surviving lockdown.



RCSEd Dental Ambassadors on COVID-19: Insights from Birmingham Dental Hospital

RCSEd Dental Ambassadors on COVID-19: Insights from Birmingham Dental Hospital - Read more

As part of our RCSEd Dental Ambassadors on COVID-19 series, we spoke with Dr Priya Chohan, Early Career Ambassador for East Midlands and Locum Appointment for Oral Surgery and Sedation at Birmingham Dental Hospital, who gave us insights on how the hospital and her team are adapting to the challenges presented by the outbreak.





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