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RCSEng and RCSEd comment on regulation for Physician Associates and Physicians’ Assistants in AnaesthesiaThe Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, has announced the introduction of statutory regulation for Physician Associates and Physicians’ Assistants (Anaesthesia). Alongside this, a new legislative framework will enable regulation for other Medical Associate Professions (MAPs) roles as this case is made. The Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh have issued a joint statement in response.
Wed26Sep2018The number of hospital admissions for tooth decay for children aged 5-9 has increased for the second consecutive year from 25,923 in 2016-2017 to 26,111 in 2017-2018, according to data published by NHS Digital last week. The figure was 26,708 in 2014-2015, dropping to 25,875 in 2015-2016. Tooth decay remains the number one reason that children aged 5-9 are admitted to hospital.
Wed26Sep2018The Royal College of Surgeons has responded to claims on the Victoria Derbyshire programme about the complication rates of hernia meshes.