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Mon25Mar2019Today the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) is calling on surgical teams and leaders in UK NHS and private hospitals to ensure they embed strong team-working across all of their services. This follows findings that, where rare problems occur in surgical practice, poor team working between surgeons is often a major factor. Analysis of one hundred surgical reviews over 10 years conducted by the RCS identified poor teamwork as an issue leading to problems in surgical practice in over three quarters (76%) of the reviews.
Thu14Mar2019NHS hospitals continue to struggle to reduce long waiting lists which include over 220,000 patients that have been waiting more than six months for treatment, the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) has warned. There were also over 36,000 patients waiting more than nine months for treatment.
Mon11Mar2019The Royal College of Surgeons and the Royal College of Physicians have issued a joint response to a review of NHS access standards announced by NHS England today.