15 Apr 2016
“These figures are shocking. Tooth decay is the most common reason 5-9 year olds are admitted to hospital even though it is 90% preventable through better diet and improved oral health"
12 Apr 2016
The RCS has called on the government to introduce legislation in the next Queen’s Speech to protect patients undergoing cosmetic surgery.
11 Apr 2016
The Nuffield Trust has today published a report entitled Emergency General Surgery: Challenges and Opportunities, commissioned by the Royal College of Surgeons.
09 Apr 2016
The four successful candidates for election to Council at the ballot held on 4 April 2016 were Martin Bircher, Helen Fernandes, Nigel Standfield, Stella Vig.
05 Apr 2016
The RCS has today written to six Birmingham region CCG chairs expressing concern with proposals that would restrict access to surgery.
01 Apr 2016
As female Presidents of medical royal colleges we have worked hard to encourage women to enter and remain in the medical profession. We have dedicated our careers to ensuring that medicine is an accessible and sustainable career for all.
16 Mar 2016
“The Chancellor’s announcement today of a new sugar levy to be introduced on soft drinks is very welcome"
10 Mar 2016
A report, Operating Theatres: A Summary of Local Audit Findings, says that operating theatres in Wales are not being used efficiently.
08 Mar 2016
A leading surgeon will today warn that the quality of care patients receive could be affected unless society and the medical profession do more to attract women into surgery.
02 Mar 2016
RCS analysis of HES data shows a 76% increase in hip replacements for those 59 and under between 2004-05 and 2014-15.