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Policy and Consultations

Policy development and consultation

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) regularly responds to consultations from the UK Government, devolved parliaments and assemblies, the NHS and other healthcare organisations.

To find out how to get involved in shaping our consultation responses and wider policy work click here

If you would like to make us aware of a consultation you think we should respond to please email a.rollason@rcsed.ac.uk.

Consultation Response Documents



Professional Standards Authority (PSA) - Professional Duty of Candour Consultation (1)18/06/2018 11:57amRCSEd response to PSA's consultation on Professional Duty of CandourAdobe PDF Document240KB
CQC - Our next phase of regulation A more targeted, responsive and collaborative approach18/06/2018 11:48amRCSEd response to CQC consultation on regulation reformAdobe PDF Document365KB
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee - Brexit Consultation18/06/2018 11:43amRCSEd response to calls for inquiry ideas by the Northern Ireland Affairs CommitteeAdobe PDF Document348KB
DoHSC organ donation consultation18/06/2018 11:21amRCSEd response to the Department of Health and Social Care's consultation on organ donation in EnglandAdobe PDF Document369KB
Health Education England's Workforce Strategy Consultation18/06/2018 11:15amRCSEd response to Health Education England's Workforce Strategy ConsultationAdobe PDF Document428KB
GMC - Changes to the information we publish and disclose about a doctor’s fitness to practice18/06/2018 11:11amRCSEd response to GMC consultation "Changes to the information we publish and disclose about a doctor’s fitness to practice"Adobe PDF Document354KB
Scottish Government's "A Healthier Future - Action and Ambitions on diet, Activity and Healthy Weight"18/06/2018 10:29amRCSEd's response to the Scottish Government's obesity plan consultationMicrosoft Word Document15KB
Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation18/06/2018 10:21amDoH consultation regarding the regulation of healthcare professionals.Adobe PDF Document373KB
Expansion of Undergraduate Medical Education06/06/2017 11:43amA copy of the Department of Health (UK)'s consultation on the expansion of undergraduate medical education and the full response from RCSEd.England, Undergraduate Education, Return of ServiceAdobe PDF Document1MB
CQC review of deaths of NHS patients16/02/2017 11:33amRCSEd's response to the news that Secretary of State Jeremy Hunt has accepted the Care Quality Commission’s recommendations following their investigation into the tragic death of Connor Sparrowhawk in 2013 at Southern Health NHS Trust.England, CQCAdobe PDF Document282KB

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