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Press Statement: Scottish Public Services Ombudsman ruling regards Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS Board - Acute Services Division

Scottish Public Services Ombudsman ruling regards Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS Board - Acute Services Division - Read more

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh notes that the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman upheld a complaint from a patient due to a five month wait for a knee operation this week. RCSEd does not usually comment on individual cases but delays in treatment and reductions in the percentage of patients being treated within the Treatment Time Guaran…



Press Statement: RCSEd support for calls to take action against the marketing of food and drink high in fat, salt or sugar (HFSS)

RCSEd support for calls to take action against the marketing of food and drink high in fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) - Read more

RCSEd are members of the Obesity Health Alliance and support calls for the government to take action against the marketing of food and drink high in fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) across all media. RCSEd President Professor Michael Lavelle-Jones said: “RCSEd welcomes the introduction of the soft drink industry level but recognises that much more needs …



RCSEd Response to Lord Darzi’s Interim Review of Health and Care

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RCSEd agrees with Lord Darzi’s assertion that the NHS requires a long term funding settlement for health and social care.



Press Statement: RCSEd Response to Lord Darzi’s Interim Review of Health and Care

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In response to the Interim Report of Lord Darzi’s Review Of Health And Care, RCSEd President Professor Michael Lavelle-Jones said: RCSEd agrees with Lord Darzi’s assertion that the NHS requires a long term funding settlement for health and social care. It is evident that multi-year funding is essential to ensure the NHS can make longer term plans …



RCSEd Nominated for BMJ Award for Anti-Bullying Campaign

RCSEd Nominated for BMJ Award for Anti-Bullying Campaign - Read more

The College's anti-bullying #LetsRemoveIt campaign group has been shortlisted for a BMJ Award in the Clinical Leadership category, with the winner to be announced at an awards ceremony in London on 10 May 2018.





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