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Press releases from September 2019

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RCSEd Launches a New International Strategy to Support Surgeons and Dentists around the Globe

RCSEd today launched its international strategy to support surgeons and dentists worldwide, through education, training and examinations and to advocate for the highest standards of surgical and dental care, focusing on worldwide patient safety standards and practices. Based in Scotland, with a membership of 27,000 from over 100 countries, RCSEd h…

RCSEd Marks World’s First Patient Safety Day

RCSEd is continually improving patient safety and is calling on the UK to support a campaign that could help prevent the 2.6 million deaths that occur annually. The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) is today (17th) recognising the first ever World Patient Safety Day - a campaign created by the World Health Organisation to make healthc…

RCSEd Concerns on No Deal Brexit and Healthcare Qualifications

The College is extremely concerned about the potential effect a no deal Brexit could have on UK healthcare and patient safety. One area of concern is the mutual recognition of professional qualifications which currently allows EU doctors’ qualifications to be accepted across the EU. It has been confirmed that the Mutual Recognition of Professional …

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