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RCSEd and RCSEng to partner in programme of work to support Surgical Care Practitioners

RCSEd and RCSEng to partner in programme of work to support Surgical Care Practitioners  - Read more

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) and the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCSEng), as the surgical bodies currently championing and supporting the work of Surgical Care Practitioners (SCPs), wish to announce that a new bi-collegiate project intended to better support and assist SCPs in being recognised and granted formal regulation by the General Medical Council (GMC).



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.



Impact of new COVID restrictions on College activities

Impact of new COVID restrictions on College activities - Read more

The recent announcement made by the Prime Minister to increase restrictions across many parts of the UK, followed by the First Minister of Scotland effectively putting Scotland into lockdown from the 26th December, has meant that we have had to review our activities in January 2021.



Death of Fellow, Professor James Finbarr Cullen

Death of Fellow, Professor James Finbarr Cullen - Read more

We are saddened to announce the passing of Professor James Finbarr (Barry) Cullen, Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, on 23 September 2020.



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