12 Jul 2021
The Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS England) has opened its new headquarters in London today (12 July 2021). The College’s Lincoln’s Inn Fields building has been transformed from a sprawling warren of corridors, built in the aftermath of WWII, to a state-of-the-art training centre for future generations of surgeons and dental professionals.
10 Jul 2021
Two leading surgeons will cycle from Land’s End to John o’Groats, to raise vital funds for pioneering surgical research and Myeloma UK. Miss Susan Hill and Mr Tim Mitchell, both Council Members at the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS), will set off from Land's End on Saturday 10th July 2021, to cycle 1,000 miles to John O’Groats, arriving on Sunday 25th July, 2021. They hope to reach their fundraising target of £10,000
08 Jul 2021
The Royal College of Surgeons of England has called on the government to invest in ‘surgical hubs’ and train more frontline NHS staff, as the number of patients on the NHS waiting list hits a record 5.3 million.
25 Jun 2021
The Royal College of Surgeons of England is deeply concerned by the case of RCS England Fellow, Mr Omer Karim.
24 Jun 2021
The Faculty of Dental Surgery responds to today’s announcement by the Department of Health and Social Care on the new restrictions on junk-food advertising.
17 Jun 2021
The Royal College of Surgeons of England has today urged the Welsh Government to make waiting times their top priority, as new figures show a record number of patients waiting to start treatment in Wales.
15 Jun 2021
Mr Mark Taylor, the Northern Ireland Director of the Royal College of Surgeons of England , has welcomed a new framework for elective care in Northern Ireland, published by the Department of Health today, which sets out how the Department will tackle long waits for planned surgery.
10 Jun 2021
The Royal College of Surgeons of England today urged the government to make waiting times their top priority, as new figures show the NHS waiting list has surpassed 5 million for the first time ever.
04 Jun 2021
The Royal College of Surgeons of England has issued a response following media coverage of an invited review into the clinical practice of a consultant general surgeon at Norwich and Norfolk University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in July 2020.
28 May 2021
The Royal College of Surgeons of England has today called on the government to agree a ‘New Deal for Surgery’, commit an additional £1bn for surgery every year for the next five years and create ‘surgical hubs’ across the country to reduce the ‘colossal elective surgery backlog’.