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Press releases from November 2015

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Edinburgh Female Surgeon Awarded Prestigious Medal by Britain’s Oldest Surgical Royal College

Female surgeon Miss  Farhat Din has been awarded the prestigious Hunter Doig Medal by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh; Britain’s oldest surgical Royal College; as a recognition of her contributions to excellence in surgery. Farhat, a colorectal surgeon from the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh, completed her medical degree at St An…

Judy Garlands Britain's Oldest Surgical Royal College

Plymouth Surgeon is First-Ever Female Appointed to Prestigious Office Bearer Role

A consultant plastic surgeon from Plymouth has become the first-ever woman to be elected an Office Bearer of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, in its 500+ year history. Dr Judy Evans, who has been a College examiner for 18 years and is on numerous College committees, takes up the post of Honorary Secretary, following in the footsteps of …

A Welshman Abroad

Rhyl Native Appointed as First-Ever Welsh President of Britain’s oldest surgical Royal College

A consultant colorectal surgeon from North Wales and now based at Ninewells in Dundee, has become the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh's first-ever Welsh President in its 500+ year history. Rhyl native Mr. Mike Lavelle-Jones inherits the role from consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon Ian Ritchie. Mike said, "It is an enormous privile…

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