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Tue23Mar2021Mr Richard Johnson, Royal College of Surgeons of England Director in Wales, says the recovery of surgical services is one of the biggest challenges the NHS has faced.
Thu18Mar2021The Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS England) has said it will put diversity at the heart of its strategy following an independent review of diversity in the College’s professional leadership conducted by Baroness Helena Kennedy QC. The review report, which sets out a sixteen-point plan for improving diversity within surgery and RCS England, is published today (18 March 2021).
Thu18Mar2021Referral to Treatment (RTT) waiting time statistics in Wales, published today, show there were 221,849 patients waiting more than nine months (36 weeks) to start hospital treatment in January 2021. This compares to 27,314 patients who were waiting more than nine months in January 2020. The figures show that overall, there are 541,702 patients waiting for treatment in Wales.