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Britain's Oldest Surgical Royal College Honours Pioneering Female Doctors

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The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh has unveiled a commemorative plaque on International Women’s Day, in memory of the first seven women to be admitted on to a degree programme at any British university. The plaque commemorates 'The Edinburgh Seven', who were admitted to study medicine at Edinburgh University in 1869. At the time, their actions were extraordinary enough to attract widespread criticism from all areas of society, even inciting a riot on the streets of Edinburgh.



Edinburgh Female Surgeon Awarded Prestigious Medal

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Female surgeon Miss Farhat Din has been awarded the prestigious Hunter Doig Medal by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh as a recognition of her contributions to excellence in surgery.



Press Release: #IWINLIKEASURGEON

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Female surgeon Miss  Farhat Din has been awarded the prestigious Hunter Doig Medal by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh; Britain’s oldest surgical Royal College; as a recognition of her contributions to excellence in surgery. Farhat, a colorectal surgeon from the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh, completed her medical degree at St An…



Press Release: Judy Garlands Britain's Oldest Surgical Royal College

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A consultant plastic surgeon from Plymouth has become the first-ever woman to be elected an Office Bearer of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, in its 500+ year history. Dr Judy Evans, who has been a College examiner for 18 years and is on numerous College committees, takes up the post of Honorary Secretary, following in the footsteps of …



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