Press Statements


Latest Press Statements issued by The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd):

RCSEd Welcomes NHS Wales' Planned Care Recovery Plan

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh welcomes NHS Wales’ new Planned Care Recovery Plan, which our policy team has been contributing to via the Welsh Covid-19 Evidence Centre. RCSEd President Professor Michael Griffin OBE commented: The scale of the Covid-19 recovery is significant, and the answer cannot be to simply try and make exhauste…


RCSEd welcomes report from the Health and Social Care Select Committee on cancer and shares concerns raised on NHS recruitment and retention crisis

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh welcomes the report of the Health and Social Care Select Committee on cancer and shares the concern raised that the NHS’s ongoing recruitment and retention crisis is jeopardising the early diagnosis of cancer that is so crucial to improving survival rates.

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh welcomes the report of the Health and Social Care Select Committee on cancer and shares the concern raised that the NHS’s ongoing recruitment and retention crisis is jeopardising the early diagnosis of cancer that is so crucial to improving survival rates. Professor Mike Griffin OBE - who gave evidence to…


Student Dental Skills winners show they know the drill

A dental student from the University of Birmingham has come out on top in a prestigious national competition featuring entrants from 17 of the most acclaimed Dental Schools in the UK. Philip Eburne, from Acocks Green, Birmingham, was announced as the winner of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) Faculty of Dental Surgery’s ‘Dental C…


Royal Colleges across UK to illuminate to mark anniversary of deadly coup in Myanmar

On Tuesday 1st February - one year since the deadly coup in Myanmar took place – Royal Colleges across the UK will light up their buildings in red in a moment of solidarity and remembrance for health workers who have risked, and lost, their lives to provide care over the past year. The gesture led by the Tropical Health and Education Trust (THET),…


Orthopaedic Research Fellowship Recipient Announced

The recipient of a research fellowship grant which was launched to support trainees looking to develop their orthopaedic research skills has been unveiled. Rebecca Stoner, a PhD student from Queen Mary University of London, has been awarded the grant and is embarking on a research project which will use a Bayesian network to help better predict tr…




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