29 Oct 2014
“Access to routine surgery should always be based on an individual’s clinical need . The Government has been clear that restricting clinically necessary treatment on the basis of financial considerations is unacceptable."
24 Oct 2014
The RCS is delighted to announce that following discussions with HMRC, trainee surgeons will now be able to claim tax relief on the MRCS exam.
16 Oct 2014
The figures are from a Frontier Economics report Exploring the costs of unsafe care in the NHS that was published today by the Government.
14 Oct 2014
Today the RCS opens its doors to the public to view the new War, Art and Surgery exhibition at the Hunterian museum.
28 Sep 2014
The Royal College of Surgeons today released the results of a survey looking into the coordination of care including discharge processes and re-admission for surgical patients in England and Wales.
12 Sep 2014
“It is unacceptable that thousands of people die every year from sepsis either because the signs are unrecognised or the treatment delayed."
29 Aug 2014
The Royal College of Surgeons of England today launched Good Surgical Practice, outlining clear standards expected of all surgeons.
22 Aug 2014
General Medical Council's proposals to improve patient protection and public confidence in doctors, comment by Mr David Ward, Vice-President, Royal College of Surgeons.
07 Aug 2014
“A culture of openness, trust and accountability within the NHS, where concerns can be raised and dealt with in a constructive manner, must be encouraged. We therefore welcome today’s launch of an independent review into whistleblowing."
04 Aug 2014
“The intention to reduce the number of people waiting a long time for treatment is laudable, and we welcome the additional resource that has been promised."