Posts Tagged ‘Surgeons’

Make transfer of skills to new specialties easier

Trainee surgeons who fail to progress will soon be able to swiftly transfer their skills to a new specialty. New measures to enable trainee surgeons to mo...

Surgeons must embrace service redesign

The case for centralising surgical services into larger centres of excellence must be made in 2013 as the NHS reforms are rolled out, says the Royal Colle...

Public want title of ‘surgeon’ protected by law

Surgeons' representatives are calling on the government to legally protect the job title 'surgeon' for those who have a medical degree and have undertaken ...

Female surgeons needed to develop profession

Surgery is missing out on some of the brightest and the best doctors because of its continuing male dominance, a study finds. While women who apply for ...

Surgeons aged between 35 and 50 are safest

Surgeons aged between 35 and 50 years provide the safest care compared with their younger or older colleagues, finds a study. The findings raise concern...

More support needed for surgical research

Failure to support surgical research will damage patient care in the future, a study warns. The report, by the Royal College of Surgeons, says NHS patie...

Review attacks surgeons treatment centre view

A damning performance review of an elective surgery treatment centre by the British Orthopaedic Association has itself been savaged by a subsequent review....

Locum consultants must be qualified, RCS says

The Royal College of Surgeons has warned trusts not to fill locum consultant positions with doctors ineligible to be called a consultant. It blames the Eu...

New president elected at Royal College of Surgeons

Professor Norman Williams has been elected as president of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He will take up his appointment on 7 July 2011. Profe...

Surgeons call for improved data collection

Patients are being denied access to real choice in treatment because the medical profession and NHS are dragging their feet on providing reliable, independ...

Juniors can’t meet professional training fees

The first generation of junior doctors to graduate with significant debt because of increased tuition fees are burdened with financial problems and are str...