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RCSEd Welcomes News Government Wants to Extend its ‘Fit and Proper Person’ Test for NHS Directors

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News that the government wants to extend its ‘fit and proper person’ test for NHS directors to include a legal duty to act on workplace bullying has been welcomed by Alice Hartley, Chair of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh’s anti bullying campaign #letsremoveit.

RCSEd Response to Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill

RCSEd Response to Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill - Read more

From today, 13 September 2018, the maximum sentence for attacks on Emergency Service workers will double from six to twelve months.


Cycling Surgeons Slice Through The City

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Edinburgh Finish Line for UK’s First-Ever Surgical Cycling Symposium Completes. The UK’s oldest surgical Royal College welcomes 15 cycling surgeons and surgeons-in-training, who have completed a gruelling 550 mile trek in seven days as part of the UK’s first-ever ‘Cycling Symposium’ across Britain.


New Council Members Elected

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The College is delighted to announce the following new members will be joining the College’s Council at the AGM in November:

Professor Angus Watson Mr Ian Hawthorn Mr Zahid Raza Mr Sai Vittal


#LetsRemoveIt Campaign Nominated for Health Service Journal Award

#LetsRemoveIt Campaign Nominated for Health Service Journal Award - Read more

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh’s (RCSEd) #LetsRemoveIt campaign has been nominated for a prestigious Health Service Journal award, the latest recognition for the highly regarded project.

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