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Press Releases


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

New Dental Ambassadors Network Established

The largest UK Faculty of Dental Surgery launches new international scheme to support whole dental team

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) held its inaugural Dental Ambassadors Conference on Friday 4 October 2019. 35 UK and International Ambassadors met at the College to develop networks to drive the advancement of Dental Care worldwide by supporting the development of the whole dental team. The unique UK Ambassador network has three…


Surgical Skills Competition Launched 2019-2020

Medical students compete in fifth year of unique Surgical Skills Competition

RCSEd together with sponsors Medtronic medtronic.com, a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, have launched the nationwide Surgical Skills Competition to inspire, discover talent and provide a platform for the next generation of surgeons. Surgery is an incredibly competitive area, so being able to demonstrate the commitment …


Dental Students Brace Themselves for Competition

Dental students prepare to compete in fifth year of unique Dental Skills Competition

RCSEd’s rcsed.ac.uk Faculty of Dental Surgery, together with sponsors Dentsply Sirona, is delighted to announce the launch of its award-winning Dental Clinical Skills Competition which will run in dental schools across the UK and Ireland this autumn/winter 2019. The competition won the Innovation Award at the Scottish Dental Awards in 2019, which …


RCSEd Launches a New International Strategy to Support Surgeons and Dentists around the Globe

RCSEd today launched its international strategy to support surgeons and dentists worldwide, through education, training and examinations and to advocate for the highest standards of surgical and dental care, focusing on worldwide patient safety standards and practices. Based in Scotland, with a membership of 27,000 from over 100 countries, RCSEd h…


RCSEd Marks World’s First Patient Safety Day

RCSEd is continually improving patient safety and is calling on the UK to support a campaign that could help prevent the 2.6 million deaths that occur annually. The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) is today (17th) recognising the first ever World Patient Safety Day - a campaign created by the World Health Organisation to make healthc…




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