11 Aug 2022
Responding to today’s figures which show an increase in the hospital waiting list to a new record high, The Royal College of Surgeons of England called on Ministers to make funding promised for surgical hubs available immediately.
08 Aug 2022
The Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT) and The Royal College of Surgeons of England have today set out in a joint report how accessing new technology could transform surgeons’ training and improve patient care.
04 Aug 2022
Surgeons in Northern Ireland have commented on annual hospital statistics released today that show progress has been made, but that more needs to be done to get back to pre-pandemic levels.
25 Jul 2022
The Health and Social Care Committee report Workforce: recruitment, training and retention, illustrates the scale of the workforce shortage in the NHS.
21 Jul 2022
Surgeons have warned of year-round pressure facing the health system in Wales, as waiting lists hit a record 722,147.
19 Jul 2022
The General Medical Council has today published its National Training Survey results. This year’s survey included questions relating to the COVID-19 pandemic so the GMC can continue to monitor its impact on doctors’ training, work, and wellbeing.
14 Jul 2022
The Royal College of Surgeons of England has called for a surgical hub to be created in every area of the country to speed up patients’ access to planned surgery, as the NHS waiting list hits a record 6.61 million.
11 Jul 2022
In a new joint report with The Strategy Unit, ‘The Case for Surgical Hubs’, the Royal College of Surgeons of England makes seven recommendations to government to support surgical hubs and help tackle the record NHS waiting list.
30 Jun 2022
Surgeons responded today to a new report from Northern Ireland’s Department of Health.
Launched by the Northern Ireland Health Minister Robin Swann and Consultant Surgeon Professor Mark Taylor, the report is aimed at changing the delivery of general surgery services in Northern Ireland.
24 Jun 2022
Leading surgeons from Northern Ireland, Wales and England met with medical education leaders from Queen’s University Belfast (QUB), to discuss innovative ways of learning that will equip the next generation of healthcare professionals.