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Committed to enabling surgeons to achieve and maintain the highest standards of surgical practice and patient care.

The Royal College of Surgeons of England

Welcome, members of the surgical care team

We are pleased to welcome roles within the surgical care team to join our international community of members, and to launch new guidance, which will support a strategic and cross-profession approach to using the surgical care team in the most effective way.

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New RCS membership category and guidance launched

Our 2018 events calendar

From webinars on less than full-time training to international conferences such as Global Surgical Frontiers, we’ve got a fantastic schedule of events for you in 2018.

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Events for all career grades

Read the Bulletin on your phone or tablet

We’ve just launched a native app for both Apple and Android. It’s free to download and RCS members will be able to read and download issues of the Bulletin, Annals and FDJ.

RCS journals app

App available on iOS and Android


A new perspective on paediatric surgery worldwide

naomi wright"Collaboration between surgeons and allied health professionals from multiple centres can help map, for the first time, the current management and outcomes of a selection of common congenital anomalies across the globe."

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Surviving the Intercollegiate Specialty Examination in General Surgery

general surgery examinationGet a general overview of the application process and exam format, with practical advice on how to survive the FRCS examination.

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Transforming surgery for tomorrow

RCS TransformWe are embarking on an ambitious three year transformation. We will be building on our heritage, bringing our surgical community closer together and expanding our digital resources.

RCS Transform


Find out more and join today

Whatever stage of your surgical career you’re at, RCS membership will provide you with the knowledge, skills and development and support you need.

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Donate to the RCS

The RCS is a charity and relies on your support to fund research, training and conserving our heritage collections - all in the aim of advancing surgical care.

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Conserve our collections

Illustration of a skeleton and rhino from:

Tabulae sceleti et musculorum corporis humani

by Albinus 1747