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Press Statements from April 2019


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College Supports Medical Student Following Shocking List Of Sexist Comments Faced

RCSEd Honorary Secretary, Dr Judy Evans, responds to Hannah Yard's experience of sexism by medical staff

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) have a huge focus on supporting equality in the Surgical Profession and our #LetsRemoveIt campaign, exists to tackle any issue of bullying, undermining and harassment (including sexism). Dr Judy Evans, Consultant Plastic Surgeon and Honorary Secretary of RCSEd, responded to Hannah Yard’s story, com…


RCSEd response to ‘Surgeons demand of clarity on private hospital safety’

Patient safety is at the core of all activity carried out by The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd).

RCSEd response to ‘Surgeons demand of clarity on private hospital safety’  Patient safety is at the core of all activity carried out by The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd). The delivery of this activity is the responsibility of the entire surgical team, and decisions about the nature of that care must involve all members of that tea…


RCSEd respond to the news that Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba will be reinstated

RCSEd believe it is right that Dr Bawa-Garba is reinstated

Responding to the news that Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba will be reinstated under supervision, Professor Mike Griffin OBE, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) stated:  “This case has been tragic, and our hearts go out to Jack Adcock's family for the grief they continue to suffer.  “However, we believe it is right that Dr Baw…


RSCEd Response to Chair of GMC Comments On Bullying

"Bullying within the profession is a problem"

Chair of General Medical Council (GMC), Dame Clare Marx said 'bullying of doctors by senior colleagues is a problem which could effect patient care" as a new initiative is launched in a bid to tackle these issues.   Professor Mike Griffin OBE, President of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh responded by saying:“The Royal College of Surgeon…


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