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Press Statement: Dean of the Faculty of Dental Surgery Responds to Dental Student Announcement

Dean of the Faculty of Dental Surgery Responds to Dental Student Announcement - Read more

In response to the announcement that all years of dental students in Scotland will be required to repeat the academic year, Professor Phil Taylor, Dean of the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, said: I appreciate this must be a very difficult time for dental students, who have missed out on a great deal o…



Joint UK Royal Surgical Colleges, Federation of Surgical Specialty Associations and Upper Airway Group Statement

Joint UK Royal Surgical Colleges, Federation of Surgical Specialty Associations and Upper Airway Group Statement - Read more

In the light of the recent changed JCVI and national public health authorities guidance on vaccination priority and increasing the interval between first and second doses of the vaccine, representatives of the Colleges, FSSA, and the Upper Airway Specialty Group have agreed the following:



RCSEd Policy and Public Affairs Future Plans

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The Policy Team have continued their work on equality and diversity this week with a meeting of the College’s short life working group to discuss future plans for a campaign on this very important matter during 2021 and beyond.



Joint Letter to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

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The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, along with the Medical Protection Society, British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin Chairman of the Board, Medical Defence Shield, Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association and the The Doctors’ Association have signed a joint letter to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care regarding emergency legislation needed to protect healthcare professionals at risk of inappropriate legal challenge when treating COVID-19 patients.



Update from RCSEd Policy and Public Affairs Team

Update from RCSEd Policy and Public Affairs Team - Read more

Over the past month the Policy Team lead on the College's response to Sir Michael Marmot's review of the impact of COVID-19 on health inequalities.





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