01 Dec 2014
We hope politicians from all parties will have a reasoned debate in the run up to the general election about what is needed to improve and strengthen patient care in the NHS.
24 Nov 2014
Discussing how Good Surgical Practice can help surgeons to navigate the challenges of the profession today.
20 Nov 2014
“The figures released today showing that the number of children seeing the dentist has declined since 2006 is particularly concerning in light of a high rate of child tooth decay in England, as revealed by Public Health England in September. "
19 Nov 2014
The individual results of around 5,000 consultant surgeons have been published on the MyNHS website (NHS Choices).
16 Nov 2014
This is the second year that the NHS will publish, on-line, the outcomes of operations carried out by around 5,000 consultant surgeons.
14 Nov 2014
Hospitals face increasing pressure from rising demand. We must ensure that there are sufficient appropriately staffed beds to treat the increasing number of patients.
10 Nov 2014
This audit shows compelling evidence of the cost-effectiveness of bariatric surgery for obese patients.
06 Nov 2014
The Royal College of Surgeons of England today launched two guides setting good practice in surgical leadership and team work, as part of the college’s work to improve outcomes for surgical patients.
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.