13 May 2016
"It is disappointing that we now find ourselves in a situation where a contract will be imposed on the junior doctor workforce in spite of all the goodwill shown by the negotiating parties."
12 May 2016
NHS England performance data published today for March 2016 shows that the Government’s waiting time target for planned treatment achieved its worst performance since the target was introduced in April 2012.
10 May 2016
Public Health England has today published a survey which shows a slight improvement in the number of 5 year old children that showed no tooth decay in 2015
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.