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Press Statements from August 2018


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RCSEd Response to Dr Bawa Garba High Court Ruling

Today the High Court has announced that Dr Bawa Garba has won her High Court appeal of her indefinite erasure from the medical register

Today the High Court has announced that Dr Bawa Garba has won her High Court appeal of her indefinite erasure from the medical register.  Dr Bawa Garba’s case and the death of Jack Adcock are truly tragic. A young boy lost his life and nothing can alter this fact. Whilst individual healthcare professionals can make mistakes which have severe conse…


NHS England waiting time figures

Figures released by NHS England have shown that the number of those waiting over a year for “non-urgent” surgery are at their highest level in over six years.

Figures released by NHS England have shown that the number of those waiting over a year for “non-urgent” surgery are at their highest level in over six years. Over 3,517 people are waiting for non-urgent surgery – the highest figure since 2012. In response to the release of the figures, RCSEd President Professor Michael Lavelle-Jones said: “Thes…


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