23 Jan 2015
Patients having cosmetic surgery should be able to make informed decisions about their treatment, including being able to check if their surgeon is listed on an approved register.
18 Jan 2015
“As a College, we recognise that the health service in Wales faces significant pressures in common with the rest of the UK. One of our roles is to drive up standards of surgical care across the UK and to help investigate issues of concern."
15 Jan 2015
"We are pleased to see from today’s announcement that the Labour party have recognised the urgent need to address the state of children’s oral health in England"
13 Jan 2015
“It is unacceptable that so many children are being hospitalised from tooth decay when the disease is preventable."
30 Dec 2014
"I am delighted that Professor Norman Williams’ hard work and dedication towards advancing the safety and care of surgical patients, improving surgical research and the standards of the profession has been recognised by this year’s New Year's Honours list."
15 Dec 2014
“Inclusion of measures of dental decay in the outcomes framework is a long overdue step in recognising the value of good oral health in the population."
11 Dec 2014
"We are pleased that commissioners have listened to the arguments which surgeons and others have made about ensuring access to scheduled surgery. We were concerned that conditions imposing restrictions to surgical services were being set up solely as a way to manage financial pressures."
09 Dec 2014
Mr Burnham pledged that a Labour Government would commission the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) and Cancer Research UK to investigate older people’s access to surgery and make recommendations to ensure there is equality of access.
05 Dec 2014
This report highlights the need for more research to understand why some older patients are not being put forward for operations.
03 Dec 2014
"We remain concerned that NEW Devon CCG are rationing access to scheduled surgery solely as a way to manage financial pressures. By delaying operations using short-term measures this will store up greater pressures on the service in the future."