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March 2013

RCSEd Launches Faculty of Surgical Trainers

19 March 2013

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh today launched a pioneering new faculty, the Faculty of Surgical Trainers (FST). The Faculty is the first of its kind in the UK and, following a highly successful pilot, is now open to all those who have an active interest or involvement in surgical training in the UK and internationally, regardless of Col…


RCSEd delivers the first Intercollegiate MRCS Part B (OSCE) in New Delhi

14 March 2013

RCSEd President Mr Ian Ritchie, and Vice President, Mr Mike Lavelle-Jones, travelled to New Delhi to deliver the first Intercollegiate MRCS Part B (OSCE) to be held in India.   The examination was organised by RCSEd International Surgical Adviser Professor Pawanindra Lal and his team and was held in the Lalit Hotel, New Delhi, on 4-5 March 201…


RCSEd rolls out more international MRCS centres

14 March 2013

The RCSEd has significantly broadened the availability of the MRCS Part A examination to surgical trainees around the world. The Edinburgh College has announced it will open five new examination centres, in Iraq, Pakistan, India, Ghana and Egypt. The addition of Accra, Erbil and Cairo to the list of MRCS centres means it is the first time surgi…



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