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Wed13Nov2019Medical experts should undergo appropriate medico-legal training before they appear as an expert witness, the Royal College of Surgeons of England advises in new guidance published today. The Surgeon as an Expert Witness - A Guide to Good Practice’ sets out the role a surgeon should play when acting as an expert witness in civil1, criminal 2 and coroners’3 cases.
Wed13Nov2019Read our latest press release on the welcome reports that support a temporary resolution to the NHS pensions 'tax trap'.
69% of consultant surgeons cut their hours because of NHS pensions ‘tax trap’, as waiting times riseThe RCS is urging Boris Johnson to follow through on a pledge he made last summer to resolve the NHS pensions ‘tax trap’, before winter arrives. Amid record waiting times, the RCS warns that patients will face even longer waits this winter if the Government doesn’t take swift action. 69% of consultant surgeons have reduced the amount of time they have spent working in the NHS as a direct result of changes to pension taxation rules.