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Press Release: Bullying Epidemic among Surgeons Harms Patients

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Survey shows 84% of UK doctors have experienced bullying[1] A study of plastic surgeons uncovered 94% had encountered unprofessional behaviour including bullying and “poor anger management” Surgical trainees THREE TIMES more likely to be bullied than other healthcare professions: trainees tell of ‘living hell’ and even suicide Disruptive behav…



The Surgical Team: Is it Time to Embrace Perioperative Practitioners?

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Third annual conference of the Faculty of Perioperative Care to explore 'The surgical team: are perioperative practitioners working towards a medical model of care?’, Birmingham, 4 November 2017.



Press Release: The surgical team: is it time to embrace perioperative practitioners?

The surgical team: is it time to embrace perioperative practitioners?  - Read more

Perioperative practitioners are increasingly taking on care responsibilities previously carried out by the medical team, and, as the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) is soon to hold its third annual conference, RCSEd Council Member and Faculty of Perioperative Care (FPC) Lead Charlie Auld says now could be the right moment for the sur…



Regulation of Medical Associate Professions in the UK

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RCSEd concerned and disappointed at recommendations made in a recent government consultation document on the regulation of medical associate professions in the UK.



Press Statement: Regulations of Medical Associate Professions in the UK

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The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) would like to raise concerns surrounding the recommendations in a recent government consultation document on the Regulation of Medical Associate Professions in the UK.  The College is in agreement with the Royal College of Anaesthetists and the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine that surgical care …





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