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Press Releases


Press releases from June 2018


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RCSEd President Welcomes Announcement of Proposed £20bn for the NHS but Fears it is Only the Bare Maintenance Minimum

Following the Government's announcement of a proposed £20bn annual real term increase in NHS funding in England by 2023-24, Professor Michael Lavelle Jones, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh gave his comments.

Following the Government's announcement of a proposed £20bn annual real term increase in NHS funding in England by 2023-24, Professor Michael Lavelle Jones, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh said: “The announcement that the NHS will receive an average 3.4% yearly increase in NHS funding over the next five years is a significa…


RCSEd Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care launches new Diploma in Urgent Medical Care

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd), Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care, is the first medical Royal College to develop a Diploma in Urgent Medical Care (DipUMC RCSEd), targeted at the many thousands of nurses, doctors and paramedics that provide essential healthcare across the UK when GP surgeries are closed.

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd), Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care, is the first medical Royal College to develop a Diploma in Urgent Medical Care (DipUMC RCSEd), targeted at the many thousands of nurses, doctors and paramedics that provide essential healthcare across the UK when GP surgeries are closed. Colville Laird, Convener for …


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