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The Bulletin of the Royal College of Surgeons is published bi-monthly, in January, March, May, July, September and November.

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November Bulletin 2020 cover

November 2020

Featured article

Rebels, groundbreakers and trailblazers: the first ladies of surgery

We explore the barriers preventing women from entering the surgical profession in the 19th century and the ingenious ways in which women overcame them.

Victoria Rea

Editor-in-Chief: Jonathan Glass
Editor: Kenneth Keogh
Associate Editor: Michelle Jones
Trainees' Bulletin Editor: Josh Burke
Political Editor: Mark Loughridge
Technology Editor: Ryan Kerstein
Editorial Officer: Victoria Ciborowska 
Production Editor: Olivia Stevenson 

ISSN: 1473-6357

Online ISSN: 1478-7075

Frequency: Published bimonthly.

Ahead of print articles: You can keep up to date with relevant research by reading our latest content.

Readership: Consultant surgeons and trainees in all surgical specialties. 

Online access: The Bulletin is published completely Open Access on our publishing site and can be accessed free of charge by anybody. 

Subscribe: You can subscribe to the Bulletin in print. 

Membership: Members of the College receive the Bulletin in print and online as part of their membership, along with many other benefits. Find out more about joining.

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