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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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Death of Dr Furqan Ali Siddiqui, Clinical Fellow at Manchester Royal Infirmary

Death of Dr Furqan Ali Siddiqui, Clinical Fellow at Manchester Royal Infirmary - Read more

We are saddened to hear of the loss of Dr Furqan Ali Siddiqui, Clinical Fellow at Manchester Royal Infirmary, who has passed away from COVID-19 on 30th April.



RCSEd Statement on our position on the involvement of BAME doctors and surgeons practicing on the frontline in this COVID-19 outbreak

RCSEd Statement on our position on the involvement of BAME doctors and surgeons practicing on the frontline in this COVID-19 outbreak - Read more

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh wish to clarify our position on the involvement of BAME doctors and surgeons practicing on the frontline in this COVID-19 outbreak



Intercalating through a Pandemic - A Medical Student’s Perspective.

Intercalating through a Pandemic - A Medical Student’s Perspective. - Read more

Aya Riad is a third-year medical student at the University of Edinburgh, currently undertaking a BMedSci in Surgical Sciences Aya has given us an insight into how her life as a medical student has changed during the COVID-19 crisis.



Joint Dental Update Regarding the Intercollegiate Specialty Fellowship Examinations

Joint Dental Update Regarding the Intercollegiate Specialty Fellowship Examinations - Read more

As you are aware these examinations were deferred in March 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then there has been a considerable effort on the part of the Dental Faculties of The Royal Colleges to restart these examinations from September 2020.



RCSEd President statement on the announcement of NHS England six-week action plan on resuming non-coronavirus services

RCSEd President statement on the announcement of NHS England six-week action plan on resuming non-coronavirus services - Read more

Professor Michael Griffin OBE, RCSEd President statement on the announcement of a six-week action plan and priority areas for the NHS in England as it seeks to resume a range of non-coronavirus services.





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