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Press Releases


Press releases from September 2018


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Indian Surgeon Cut Out for Leadership Role

First-Ever Indian Vice-President for UK’s oldest surgical Royal College

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh nominated Mr Pala Rajesh, a Consultant Thoracic Surgeon originally from Chennai in India, to serve a three-year term as Vice-President at the College. Mr Rajesh graduated from Madras Medical College in 1973, spending most of his career in Birmingham where he recently retired from his surgical position at H…


Scalpels At The Ready

Tomorrow's Surgical Stars Compete for Centre Stage in Fourth Year of Unique Surgical Skills Competition

Today, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh together with sponsors Medtronic, a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, launch the nationwide surgical skills competition aiming to inspire, discover talent, and provide a platform for the next generation of surgeons.  With only 8% of medical undergraduates qualifying as s…


Dental Students Prepare To Take A Bite Of The Action

Senior Dental Students encouraged to take the bit between their teeth competing in nationwide Dental Clinical Skills Competition

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd)’s Faculty of Dental Surgery, together with sponsors Dentsply Sirona, is delighted to announce the launch of its Dental Clinical Skills Competition which will run in dental schools across the UK and Ireland this autumn/winter 2018. Aiming to discover the UK and Ireland’s best undergraduate dentist,…


Cycling Surgeons Slice Through The City

Edinburgh Finish Line for UK’s First-Ever Surgical Cycling Symposium Completes

Edinburgh Finish Line for UK’s First-Ever Surgical Cycling Symposium Completes On 07 September 2018 the UK’s oldest surgical Royal College welcomed 15 cycling surgeons and surgeons-in-training, who have completed a gruelling 550 mile trek in seven days as part of the UK’s first-ever ‘Cycling Symposium’ across Britain. On behalf of the 500+ year…


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