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Press Statements from March 2019


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RCSEd Responds to Accounts of Lack of Care for Young Medics

Responding to the publication of a series of accounts that detail the lack of care and regard the NHS has for young medics, Professor Michael Griffin OBE, President of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh said: “We are grateful for Dr Poole’s work to highlight how the NHS takes trainees for granted. The case studies she presents are not on…


RCSEd response to the interim report from the clinically-led review of NHS Access Standards

RCSEd President, Professor Mike Griffin comments on the interim report by NHS England on their clinically-led review of NHS access standards

In response to today’s interim report by NHS England on their clinically-led review of NHS access standards Professor Mike Griffin OBE, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd), said:   “It is clear that the introduction of the current access standards have had a beneficial impact on the timeliness of care given within En…


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