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Press Statements from February 2016


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RCSEd Endorses ASH and UKCTAS Budget Submission Recommendations

College supports the joint budget submission made by Action on Smoking and Health and the UK Centre for Tobacco & Alcohol Studies

Today (23 February) President of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Mr Michael Lavelle-Jones, wrote to the Chancellor of the Exchequer to support the joint budget submission made by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) and the UK Centre for Tobacco & Alcohol Studies (UKCTAS). On the submission, Mr Lavelle-Jones said: "In addition to …


Surgical Royal Colleges Joint Statement on the Junior Doctors’ Contract

UK Royal Surgical Colleges deeply concerned that this dispute has done long-term damage to the workforce

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow have issued the following joint statement on the junior doctors’ contract:   'The surgical colleges have been clear throughout negotiations that a contract must not be imposed. It is therefore extremely…


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