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May 2015

Surgical Leaders Back Lancet Commission on Global Surgery

20 May 2015

The RCSEd has joined surgical colleges and associations around the world to endorse the recently published Lancet Commission on Global SurgeryIn a statement, 12 surgical organisations gave their support to the Lancet Commission's vision of universal access to safe, affordable surgical and anaesthesia care when needed.The group also pledged to promo…


International Surgical Adviser Receives Padma Sri

13 May 2015

Amongst the foremost Breast Surgeons of India, Dr.P. Raghu Ram was conferred the prestigious Padma Shri by the Honorable President of India at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on 30 March 2015 making him the youngest Surgeon ever in the history of the southern states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh in the 60 years since the Padma Awards were instituted. He i…


Response to the Nepal Earthquake

5 May 2015

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.   We understand that some of our membership may wish to lend their help to Nepal at this difficult time. The UK International Emerg…



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