29 Apr 2016
The Royal College of Surgeons, together with three other medical colleges, has written an open letter to political party leaders in Wales, asking them to explain how they will tackle hospital waiting times ahead of next week's National Assembly elections.
23 Apr 2016
"‘We strongly back this cross-party proposal for piloting the contract. It charts a possible way out of the current impasse and provides an opportunity to evaluate the impact of the new contract on access to training opportunities, recruitment, diversity, and working patterns."
22 Apr 2016
The Royal College of Surgeons today warns smokers and overweight patients are becoming soft targets for NHS savings.
15 Apr 2016
“These figures are shocking. Tooth decay is the most common reason 5-9 year olds are admitted to hospital even though it is 90% preventable through better diet and improved oral health"
12 Apr 2016
The RCS has called on the government to introduce legislation in the next Queen’s Speech to protect patients undergoing cosmetic surgery.
11 Apr 2016
The Nuffield Trust has today published a report entitled Emergency General Surgery: Challenges and Opportunities, commissioned by the Royal College of Surgeons.
09 Apr 2016
The four successful candidates for election to Council at the ballot held on 4 April 2016 were Martin Bircher, Helen Fernandes, Nigel Standfield, Stella Vig.
05 Apr 2016
The RCS has today written to six Birmingham region CCG chairs expressing concern with proposals that would restrict access to surgery.
01 Apr 2016
As female Presidents of medical royal colleges we have worked hard to encourage women to enter and remain in the medical profession. We have dedicated our careers to ensuring that medicine is an accessible and sustainable career for all.
16 Mar 2016
“The Chancellor’s announcement today of a new sugar levy to be introduced on soft drinks is very welcome"