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Christmas Appeal 2015

Help us purchase a surgical operating microscope  We are seeking your support to raise £10,000 to upgrade our existing microscopes, the use of which is integral to training surgeons in microsurgical skills. Find out more...

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Our work

With 4.2 million surgical operations carried out every year in England alone, our aim to maintain and advance surgical standards in patient care has never been so important. Some operations are minor, while others are life-saving or will dramatically enhance the quality of life. In every case, the patient places their trust in the hands of the surgeon.

As a registered charity (No 212808), independent of the NHS, the College relies heavily on charitable support to fund the development of these activities. Legacies and donations from grant-giving trusts, companies and individuals provide an essential source of income, and allow us to fund important new projects and initiatives.

The College continues to sustain and improve surgical standards throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Our training, education and research programmes are intended to advance the knowledge and skills of surgeons so that the treatment received by patients is of the highest possible standard.

The College is very grateful to all of our charitable donors and sponsors, as without their continued support this work would not be possible.

How can you help?

Online donation

Why not donate to the Royal College of Surgeons online, it's a secure and easy way to support us and you can still apply gift aid.

Committed giving

Set up a regular gift to The Royal College of Surgeons of England by standing order.

One off donation

Every pound you give us helps us carry out vital work in research and education. Supporting the College couldn't be simpler.


Introducing a brand new way to support the College and it doesn't cost you a penny! For more information or to register visit our easyfundraising page.

Remember us in your Will

Please leave a legacy to The Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Tribute to a loved one

Leave a donation to the College and further the work of the College in their memory.

Corporate sponsorship

Promote your organisation by supporting the College’s Department of Education.

Donating your body to medical science

The education and training of medical professionals, as well as biomedical research, benefit from the generosity of those who donate bodies for use after their death.

Gift Aid makes your donation worth more. For every pound you give, the College gets an extra 25p from the Inland Revenue.

You need only make a Gift Aid declaration once to ensure that any future donations will be tax efficient. If you cease to be a UK taxpayer or your circumstances change you can cancel the declaration at any time.

Your signature is not required; just your full name, address and the date. You can download a Gift Aid declaration form from this site. Now simply send it with your donation by post or email (, of course if you prefer you can make a verbal declaration by telephone on 020 7869 6086.

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