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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.


RCSEd Response to Announcement of Increased Funding for NHS in England

RCSEd Response to Announcement of Increased Funding for NHS in England - 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 said: “The announcement that the NHS will receive an average 3.4% yearly increase in NHS funding over the next five years is a significant step forward and a welcome response to the huge pressures the service continues to work under."


Doctors and Nurses Removed from Tier 2 Visa Cap

Doctors and Nurses Removed from Tier 2 Visa Cap - Read more

In response to today's Government announcement that doctors and nurses will be removed from the Tier 2 visa cap, RCSEd President Professor Michael Lavelle-Jones said: “We are extremely pleased to hear the Government’s announcement that the Tier 2 visa cap will be lifted for NHS doctors and nurses."


Welsh Government Releases New Plan for Health and Social Care

Welsh Government Releases New Plan for Health and Social Care - Read more

The Welsh Government has released its new plan for health and social care in Wales, A Healthier Future.




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