06 Nov 2020
The Royal College of Surgeons of England comments on the findings from the Institute of Fiscal Studies that more than 3.5 million people aged over 50 had hospital treatment cancelled between February and May this year.
22 Oct 2020
20 Oct 2020
Medical Royal Colleges in Northern Ireland have come together to urge the public to play their part in stopping the spread of COVID-19, in order to protect vital health services.
16 Oct 2020
Faculty of Dental Surgery board member, Professor Helen Rodd, has been awarded an MBE by Her Majesty the Queen in her belated Birthday Honours 2020, for her work and research on children’s oral health treatment.
15 Oct 2020
Commenting on media reports on the campaign to return the remains of Charles Byrne to Ireland, a spokesperson for the Hunterian Museum said,
“The Hunterian Museum is currently closed and undergoing re-development. It will not be re-opening for at least another two years. An update on plans for all the displays in the new Museum will be issued in due course.”
08 Oct 2020
Commenting on new waiting times figures released today by NHS England, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Professor Neil Mortensen said: “Today’s data show what a mountain the NHS has to climb to get on top of the immense backlog of planned operations, with more than 100,000 people now having waited longer than a year for treatment...
06 Oct 2020
The demand comes as the Royal College of Surgeons of England publish new data showing that the NHS has been unable to meet its target of returning surgery to 80% capacity by the end of September. The service set an objective in July to return to 90% capacity by the end of October, but RCS England’s findings show efforts to meet the target falling behind.
02 Oct 2020
3 in 4 dentists (74%) say they will be unable to provide a full service this year or don’t know when they will be able to do so.
01 Oct 2020
Commenting on the House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee Report – ‘Delivering core NHS and care services during the pandemic and beyond’, Professor Neil Mortensen, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, said: “We are delighted the Committee listened to the evidence we gave in June, and have taken up our recommendation of weekly testing of NHS staff."
25 Sep 2020
The Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England have today welcomed the publication by the Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP) of a rapid review of the evidence related to the generation and mitigation of aerosols in dental practice and the associated risk of transmission of SARS-CoV-2.