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Press releases from September 2022


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Leading Surgical College Announces Two New Vice Presidents

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) has announced the appointment of its two incoming Vice Presidents following an election process.

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) has announced the appointment of its two incoming Vice Presidents following an election process.    Clare McNaught and Tim Graham will be taking over from Professor Rowan Parks and Mr Pala Rajesh, who have held the roles since November 2018.   As Vice Presidents, Clare and Tim will support and im…


RCSEd Responds to the Cross-party Commons Health and Social Care Select Committee’s Report

Responding to the publication of the cross-party Commons health and social care select committee’s report, Professor Mike Griffin OBE, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh said: We were pleased to be able to contribute to this report, and to see the Select Committee agree with many of the points that RCSEd has been raising for…


Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Announces New President-Elect

Professor Rowan Parks has been appointed as the new President of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and will officially take on the role in November 2022.

Professor Rowan Parks has been appointed as the new President of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and will officially take on the role in November 2022.  Professor Parks is currently a consultant hepatopancreaticobiliary (HPB) surgeon and Professor of Surgical Sciences at the University of Edinburgh and has served on the RCSEd Council si…


RCSEd Announces Launch of Joint Orthopaedic Research Fellowship

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) has announced a new partnership with Orthopaedic Research UK (ORUK) to support trainees looking to develop their orthopaedic research skills.

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) has announced a new partnership with Orthopaedic Research UK (ORUK) to support trainees looking to develop their orthopaedic research skills. The partnership will see both medical bodies match-fund two individuals to undertake a year-long research fellowship in orthopaedics, at a cost of £60,000 e…


Royal College Announces New Development to Support Humanitarian Healthcare Professionals

A leading surgical College has announced an update to its Faculty of Remote and Rural Healthcare (FRRH) as part of its ongoing partnership with UK-Med to provide support to individuals and organisations working in humanitarian healthcare.  The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) has created the expanded Faculty of Remote, Rural and Huma…




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