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Press Releases


Latest press releases issued by The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd):

RCSEd President Responds to GMC’s Review into Gross Negligence, Manslaughter, and Culpable Homicide

In response to the release of the GMC’s review into gross negligence manslaughter and culpable homicide, RCSEd President, Professor Mike Griffin, said: “It is positive to see that the GMC has acknowledged that their relationship with doctors was harmed following Dr Bawa Garba’s case and is committed to rebuilding these relationships moving forward…


RCSEd welcomes plans to address bullying in NHS

Responding to NHS England and NHS Improvement’s Interim NHS People Plan, Professor Mike Griffin, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, said: “We are pleased to see that tackling bullying and harassment is included as one of the top priorities of this plan. RCSEd is campaigning to highlight this issue and is working with a wide r…


RCSEd Keeps Ahead of Times with Launch of New International Postgraduate Deanery

Advancing Global Surgical Excellence

RCSEd on 31 May 2019 welcomed College Council Members to Birmingham to launch the UK’s first International Postgraduate Deanery (IPD). The principle focus of the IPD is high quality training and patient safety. The College will use their global network and local expertise to give international medical graduates (IMGs) the chance to spend up to two…


Edinburgh Hospitality Funds Next Generation of Rwandan Surgeons

Surgeons Quarter, an organisation that puts its profits into advancing surgical standards worldwide has partnered with the Rwandan Surgical Society (RSS) and Harvard University to put an end to the country’s surgical crisis.

Surgeons Quarter, an organisation that puts its profits into advancing surgical standards worldwide has partnered with the Rwandan Surgical Society (RSS) and Harvard University to put an end to the country’s surgical crisis. In Rwanda, there is an urgent need for more trained surgeons with just 150 specialist surgeons, physicians, anaesthetists an…


RCSEd supports national campaign to raise awareness of fatigue among healthcare staff

RCSEd announce official endorsement of the Association of Anaesthetists national Fight Fatigue campaign

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) has announced official endorsement of the national Fight Fatigue campaign, a joint initiative of the Association of Anaesthetists, the Royal College of Anaesthetists and the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine. The campaign aims to raise awareness of the impact of fatigue and shift work on our NHS w…




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