19 Aug 2021
The Royal College of Surgeons of England has responded to figures, published today by Stats Wales, that show the number of patients waiting for treatment in Wales has now reached 624,909. Surgeons have warned of further increases to waiting times without significant and sustained investment in Covid-light surgical hubs and training more surgeons, nurses and anaesthetists.
12 Aug 2021
The Royal College of Surgeons of England has warned a ‘volatile mix’ of pressures is affecting the recovery of surgery – high demand in A&E departments, 5,000 patients in hospital with COVID-19 and staff absences due to isolation and delayed annual leave.
31 Jul 2021
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP UK) has today completed its separation from the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS England) to join the new College of General Dentistry, realising the ultimate ambition of its founding members to establish an independent college for general dental practice.
27 Jul 2021
Professor Neil Mortensen's comment on the publication of the General Medical Council’s National Training Survey.
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.