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The International School of Surgery - ISS

Welcome to the International School of Surgery

Welcome to the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) International School of Surgery (ISS). The ISS is the international office of RCSEd, designed to co-ordinate and develop our portfolio of international activities. The ISS represents a landmark in the development of RCSEd’s international strategy, enhancing our ability to support our Fellows, Members, Affiliates and partner organisations worldwide. We hope you enjoy exploring the ISS website where you can find out more about the international work of RCSEd and how the RCSEd can support you at every stage in your career.

Response to Nepal Earthquake

Response to Nepal Earthquake

We were devastated to hear of the tragic earthquake disaster in Nepal. RCSEd has 17 Fellows and Members in Nepal, some of whom have already written to us to let us know of the difficult circumstances they are facing.

Global Commission

Surgical Leaders Back Lancet Commission onf Global Surgery

The RCSEd has joined surgical colleges and associations around the world to endorse the recently published Lancet Commission on Global Surgery.


Latest ISS News

17 June 2015

New Colorectal Webinar for June

RCSEd is proud to announc a new webinar in the current Colorectal series. It will take place on 30th June at 20.00h. For more information c…


12 June 2015

Clincial Surgery Update Event

This event, being held at Tata Hospital in Jamshedpur, takes place forom 9 - 12 July. It is aimed at postgraduate students and will disscuss…


1 June 2015

Critical Care Handbook Developed

This manual, which can be used in the teaching of Surgical Critical Care in Sub-Saharan Africa and other global surgery regions where teachi…


Upcoming Service Disruptions

Due to essential power upgrade and infrastructure works there will be interruption to all on-line services between 0800 and 1200 on Saturday 2nd May.

Services will also be affected from 0800 on Wednesday 6th May through to 0900 on Friday 8th May due to further upgrade work.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.