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RCS comment on the Department of Health and Social Care’s campaign to raise awareness of the risks of cosmetic proceduresThe Department of Health and Social Care has launched a campaign to raise awareness of the risks associated with cosmetic procedures. The RCS website has a wealth of independent information for patients to help them make an informed decision about cosmetic surgery.
Fri10May2019The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) has this week published new guidance to provide surgeons with up-to-date thinking on the development and implementation of surgical innovations, such as robot-assisted surgery and new operating techniques. The RCS says a strong framework is needed for developing surgical innovations to ensure that patient safety, as well as the patients’ best interests, always come first.
Thu9May2019The number of people waiting to start planned, consultant-led hospital treatment was 4.23 million in March 2019, 10% higher than the same period last year (3.84 million), official figures show. This means NHS Commissioners and hospitals have failed to meet a key target set in NHS England and NHS Improvement’s planning guidance for 2018/19.