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The Royal College of Surgeons of England

COVID-19 Q&A with RCS President

The outbreak of COVID-19 creates an unprecedented challenge. In this new interactive webinar series, RCS President Professor Derek Alderson and Chief Executive Andrew Reed will discuss how the surgical workforce is coping.

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New webinar series

Coronavirus guidance

The joint Royal Surgical Colleges have issued guidance for surgeons preparing for the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Guidance for surgeons preparing for COVID-19


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Don't risk it!

Professor Derek Alderson, President of the Royal College of SurgeonsAs we fight the COVID-19 pandemic, surgeons must not put themselves, their colleagues or patients at unnecessary risk through potential viral exposure as a result of inadequate personal protection, writes Professor Derek Alderson, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.


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The Bulletin

March 2020

RCS Bulletin March editionIn this issue of the Bulletin, we turn our focus to current topics in surgical training. We discuss the prevailing shortage of doctors in the UK, share 12 tips for success when applying to vascular specialty training and review surgical practice through the ages.

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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


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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