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Press Statements


Press Statements from September 2018


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RCSEd and National Guardian for the NHS address bullying throughout the NHS

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, together with the National Guardian for the NHS this week (26 September) hosted an inaugural meeting of organisations from across healthcare engaged in addressing the unacceptably high levels of undermining and bullying throughout the NHS.

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, together with the National Guardian for the NHS this week (26 September) hosted an inaugural meeting of organisations from across healthcare engaged in addressing the unacceptably high levels of undermining and bullying throughout the NHS.   The NHS staff survey reported a quarter of employees in trusts…


RCSEd Response to Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill

From today, 13 September 2018, the maximum sentence for attacks on Emergency Service workers will double from six to twelve months.

From today, 13 September 2018, the maximum sentence for attacks on Emergency Service workers will double from six to twelve months.  This will include paramedics, nurses and other emergency clinicians as well as prison officers and fire fighters. RCSEd has supported this Bill and is pleased to see it covers a wide range of front line staff. Profe…


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