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Press Releases


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

Dental Crown – Leeds University Student Wins Dental Skills Competition

A dental student from Leeds University’s Dental School has been crowned the winner of a prestigious competition aiming to discover the UK and Ireland’s best undergraduate dentist.

Emma Louisa Smith, originally from Market Harborough, won the Dental Skills Competition, held by The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh’s Faculty of Dental Surgery in conjunction with sponsors Dentsply Sirona and supported by Dr Tom Bereznicki, beating off stiff competition from 14 other finalists. Mishaim Aamir Mian from Cork University Denta…


Military Surgeons Honoured with Memorial in Scottish Capital

Military surgeons have been honoured with the installation of a memorial in Edinburgh’s city centre.

Military surgeons have been honoured with the installation of a memorial in Edinburgh’s city centre.  The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh has unveiled a new memorial bench and plaque in the gardens of its Nicolson Street headquarters, commissioned to commemorate the role of the College’s members and fellows in military conflict. The steel …


‘Improving Workplace Conditions is Key to the Future of Surgery’

Leading medical experts to focus on ‘Making it Better’ at RCSEd Triennial Conference

A host of prominent medical professionals from across the globe are set to gather in Scotland’s capital to discuss improving the workplace for healthcare professionals. The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh’s (RCSEd) Triennial Conference will take place in Edinburgh on 4-5 June, and as the title of the event - ‘Making It Better’ - suggests, s…


Shrewsbury and Telford Hopsital NHS Trust Wins National Award

Team is honoured with the Dundas Medal for its innovation in palliative care

A prestigious award recognising excellence in the provision of palliative care has been presented to a team from The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH). Representatives from the Trust received the Dundas Medal at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd), jointly awarded by the College and PATCH (Palliation and The Caring Ho…


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…




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