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Press Statements


Press Statements from January 2018


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RCSEd Responds to NHS England Performance Data

Following the release of today’s NHS performance data, Professor Michael Lavelle-Jones, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh said:

RCSEd Responds to NHS England Performance Data | The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Following the release of today’s NHS performance data, Professor Michael Lavelle-Jones, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh said: “The release of this morning’s data highlights the extreme press…


RCSEd Responds to NHS Winter Crisis

RCSEd Presdident Professor Michael Lavelle-Jones responds to the current crisis of increased waiting times and cancelled operations within the NHS in England.

Responding to the current crisis of increased waiting times and cancelled operations within the NHS in England, Professor Michael Lavelle-Jones, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh stated:“The current winter crisis, with hospitals being asked to cancel all routine operations until the end of January, is symptomatic of the sustai…


RCSEd Obtains Tax Relief for Specialty Fellowship Examination (FRCS)

Following negotiations between the College's Trainees’ Committee and HMRC, the College has been successful in obtaining agreement for trainees to claim tax relief on the examination fee for the Specialty Fellowship Examinations (FRCS)

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) is pleased to announce that, following negotiations between the College's Trainees’ Committee and HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), the College has been successful in obtaining agreement for trainees in the ten surgical specialties to claim tax relief on the examination fee for the Specialty Fellows…


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