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Cyclists Make the Cut

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On behalf of RCSEd, a dozen surgeons and surgeons-in-training will be setting off on 1 September on a gruelling seven-day bicycle trek from Southampton to Edinburgh – in a bid to spread the word on the latest news and advances in the field of surgery.


Non-Technical Skills for Dentists: What Should They Be?

Non-Technical Skills for Dentists: What Should They Be? - Read more

The College's Faculty of Dental Trainers invites all dentists and DCPs with an interest in training and education to attend it's second Annual Meeting at the College on Thursday 20 September 2018.


College to Host ‘Informed Consent’ Workshop

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Consultants, SAS grades and senior trainees are invited to attend a new one-day workshop ‘Informed Consent: Sharing the Decision’ in Edinburgh on 10 October 2018 and in Birmingham on 28 February 2019.


Making the Cut: Newcastle Surgeon Takes Leadership Role

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A Professor of Gastrointestinal Surgery at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle-upon-Tyne has been elected as the next President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Professor Michael Griffin will officially take over from Professor Michael Lavelle-Jones at the College’s AGM on 9 November 2018.


RCSEd Response to Increase in Denials for Knee and Hip Surgery

RCSEd Response to Increase in Denials for Knee and Hip Surgery - Read more

An investigation by the BMJ has found that patients are being denied knee and hip surgery on the NHS. In 2017-18, clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) turned down 1675 individual funding requests. This was an increase of 45% from 2016-17.




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