26 Nov 2016
The Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has announced it will ban most forms of elective surgery for smokers and obese patients for six and twelve months respectively, unless they lose 10% of their weight or have a BMI of under 30, or stop smoking for two months.
25 Nov 2016
The Royal College of Surgeons is pleased to support the launch of a major health accreditation initiative today, designed to improve patient care, provide consistency for clinicians and reduce the burden on healthcare regulators.
24 Nov 2016
New statistics show chronic shortage of beds, as increasing numbers of older patients stay in hospital
22 Nov 2016
From November 22nd, visitors to the Royal College of Surgeons’ Hunterian Museum will be able to explore the lives of patients who have received organ transplants, those on the waiting list, and live donors via a newly commissioned exhibition which innovatively merges sound, photography and video.
21 Nov 2016
Experts at the Royal College of Surgeons have used 3D printing and advanced modelling techniques to create a realistic model of a toddler’s skull and brain, heralding a breakthrough in the training of neurosurgeons.
17 Nov 2016
Pearson, the world's learning company has announced a new partnership with the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) to explore the use of immersive technology to help train and support a new generation of surgeons.
15 Nov 2016
Royal College of Surgeons statement on David Sellu's overturned conviction.
14 Nov 2016
“Sustainability and transformation plans are the only game in town for looking at how we sustain and transform the NHS. Doing nothing is not an option."
09 Nov 2016
"We should be ashamed of the state of our children’s oral health. New figures published today show tooth extraction, which is most commonly needed due to tooth decay, still remains the number one procedure carried out on 5-9 year olds in hospital, with nearly 25,000 tooth extractions in 2015/16"
28 Oct 2016
The sticky sweets handed out to trick-or-treaters this weekend could be “Halloween horror” for kids’ teeth unless parents act sensibly, the Dean of the Faculty of Dental Surgery has said. Professor Nigel Hunt has come up with a list of 5 helpful hints to help protect children’s teeth from the sugary treats that can cause decay on the spookiest day of the year and all year long.