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Press Releases


Press releases from June 2019


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RCSEd President Responds to GMC’s Review into Gross Negligence, Manslaughter, and Culpable Homicide

In response to the release of the GMC’s review into gross negligence manslaughter and culpable homicide, RCSEd President, Professor Mike Griffin, said: “It is positive to see that the GMC has acknowledged that their relationship with doctors was harmed following Dr Bawa Garba’s case and is committed to rebuilding these relationships moving forward…


RCSEd welcomes plans to address bullying in NHS

Responding to NHS England and NHS Improvement’s Interim NHS People Plan, Professor Mike Griffin, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, said: “We are pleased to see that tackling bullying and harassment is included as one of the top priorities of this plan. RCSEd is campaigning to highlight this issue and is working with a wide r…


RCSEd Keeps Ahead of Times with Launch of New International Postgraduate Deanery

Advancing Global Surgical Excellence

RCSEd on 31 May 2019 welcomed College Council Members to Birmingham to launch the UK’s first International Postgraduate Deanery (IPD). The principle focus of the IPD is high quality training and patient safety. The College will use their global network and local expertise to give international medical graduates (IMGs) the chance to spend up to two…


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