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Press Statements


Press Statements from November 2015


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Off Patent Drugs Bill

RCSEd believes drugs that have been proven to be clinically effective should be made routinely available to patients who need them

Statement of support for the Off Patents Drug Bill by Mr Ian Ritchie, President, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.  I am delighted to support Nick Thomas-Symonds’ Off-Patent Drugs Bill as drugs that have been proven to be clinically effective should be made routinely available to patients who need them. Feedback from our membership sugg…


Joint Surgical Royal Colleges' Response to Junior Contract

Presidents of the UK's surgical colleges stress that imposed settlement is wrong way to achieve contractual change

The following statement has been issued by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow: “The current dispute between the UK Government and doctors in training in England and Wales has caused considerable unrest across our profession and with the g…


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