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New College President Elected

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Professor S Michael Griffin has been elected as President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh today. Professor Griffin will take up office following the Edinburgh College’s Annual General Meeting on 9 November 2018. The RCSEd presidency lasts for 3 years.


RCSEd endorses Welsh NHS Confederation Brexit Briefing Paper

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The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh have this week endorsed a briefing document prepared by the Welsh NHS Confederation summarising what we believe are the key issues for health and social care organisations in Wales as the UK prepares to leave the EU.

College Comments on Settlement Scheme of EU Citizens Post-Brexit

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Reacting to the government’s announcement of the settlement scheme that promises a fast track registration process for EU citizens who wish to remain the UK after Brexit, Professor Michael Lavelle-Jones, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh said: “EU nationals make an enormous contribution to the NHS and both the tone of some of the debate around Brexit as well as the uncertainty over future statues has caused understandable disquiet amongst colleagues."


RCSEd President Welcomes Announcement of Proposed £20bn for the NHS but Fears it is Only the Bare Maintenance Minimum

RCSEd President Welcomes Announcement of Proposed £20bn for the NHS but Fears it is Only the Bare Maintenance Minimum  - Read more

Following the Government's announcement of a proposed £20bn annual real term increase in NHS funding in England by 2023-24, Professor Michael Lavelle Jones, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh offered his comments.


RCSEd Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care Launches New Diploma in Urgent Medical Care

RCSEd Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care Launches New Diploma in Urgent Medical Care - Read more

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd), Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care, is the first medical Royal College to develop a Diploma in Urgent Medical Care (DipUMC RCSEd), targeted at the many thousands of nurses, doctors and paramedics that provide essential healthcare across the UK when GP surgeries are closed.




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