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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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Diploma in Implant Dentistry - all you need to know about pursuing a career in implantology

Diploma in Implant Dentistry - all you need to know about pursuing a career in implantology - Read more

The RCSEd Diploma in Implant Dentistry equips general dental practitioners with a wide range of theoretical and practical skills required in dental implantology. Ulpee Darbar, exam Convener and Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at Eastman Dental Hospital, gives us insights into the examination format and how to best prepare for it.



Joint Statement from Care Quality Commission and General Dental Council

 Joint Statement from Care Quality Commission and General Dental Council - Read more

Resuscitation Council (UK) recommends cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training for dental teams.



AoMRC: COVID-19 training risk reporting tool now live

AoMRC: COVID-19 training risk reporting tool now live - Read more

The HEE has launched an online reporting tool for postgraduate medical and dental trainees, Training Programme Directors (TPDs) and Heads of School (HoS) to report perceived risks to experiential learning and progression due to the COVID-19 pandemic.



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”





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