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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.

Other RCSEd News

Supporting doctors throughout the second COVID-19 wave

Supporting doctors throughout the second COVID-19 wave - Read more

Read the full letter to professionals from CMOs NHS Colleges



SAPG Publishes Revised Guidance for the Management of Acute Dentoalveolar Infections

SAPG Publishes Revised Guidance for the Management of Acute Dentoalveolar Infections - Read more

The Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group (SAPG) and its dental sub-group have published a revision to the antimicrobial prescribing guidance for the management of acute dentoalveolar infections.



Statement from Chair of ICBSE re MRCS Part A & Part B, September and October 2020

Statement from Chair of ICBSE re MRCS Part A & Part B, September and October 2020 - Read more

The four Surgical Royal Colleges of the United Kingdom and Ireland and ICBSE announce the publication of both Part A and Part B of the Intercollegiate MRCS examination.



Press Statement: RCSEd responds to cancellation of elective surgery, lack of testing and concerns over NHS staff wellbeing

RCSEd responds to cancellation of elective surgery, lack of testing and concerns over NHS staff wellbeing - Read more

The continuing surge in serious COVID-19 cases means hospitals across the UK are likely to be dealing with as many, if not more, patients over the coming weeks as at the height of the pandemic in April. Whilst we welcome the national initiatives being put in place, such as national monitoring of hospitals and diverting patients to places with spar…



Surgeons' News Dental Editor Position

Surgeons' News Dental Editor Position - Read more

We are seeking to appoint a suitable individual to the newly established position of Dental Editor of Surgeons’ News.





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