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Together, we're changing the face of surgery

The Royal College of Surgeons of England

Get involved in our global work

We have a range of opportunities for members who wish to represent the College and inform our global health and surgery agenda.

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Improve access to safe, affordable surgery

Support our Winter Appeal 2021

Help us build a media library that will reflect the diversity of different skin tones, body types, ages, genders and abilities.


Because not every patient looks the same

Stand for College Council

Nominations for the 2022 Council election are open now. Fellows and members are invited to submit their nominations online until 1 February 2022.

Apply to join the Council team before Tuesday 1 February

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Members' Library and Research Room

The Members' Library and Research Room are now open. Researchers will need to book their visit in advance, members can visit anytime during opening hours.

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We want you to help change the face of surgery. You can contribute to our research, publications, faculty, networks, fundraising and more.

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The Bulletin

January 2022

In January's issue, we look at what poor nutrition in hospitals means for patients and review the College's return to in-person events.

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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