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Press Statements


Press Statements from October 2015


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Access to Medical Treatments (Innovation) Bill

RCSEd has today reiterated its opposition to the Access to Medical Treatments (Innovation) Bill that will be debated by MPs

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh has today reiterated its opposition to the Access to Medical Treatments (Innovation) Bill that will be debated by MPs this Friday (16 October 2015). Ian Ritchie PRCSEd said; "The College has lobbied hard against this and the previous iteration tabled by Lord Saatchi as we believe that both are unnecessary…


New Junior Doctor Contract in England

RCSEd & FSSA deplore the situation that has arisen over the junior doctors contract in England and call on all parties involved in the discussion to meet as a matter of urgency to resolve the current impasse

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, representing around 10,000 Fellows and Members in England, and the Federation of Surgical Specialty Associations deplore the situation that has arisen over the terms and conditions for doctors in training in England.   We call on all parties involved in the discussion about terms and conditions to meet as…


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