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December 2016

Health Leaders Unite in Pledge to Protect Child Refugees

20 December 2016

In a letter published on 4th November in the Daily Telegraph, health and medical professionals have branded the Government’s response to the refugee crisis ‘shameful,’ coming together to call for a show of compassion as the ‘appalling humanitarian crisis’ unfolds. Led by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health’s President, Professor Neen…


RCSEd Global Surgery Symposium

20 December 2016

On 30 June, RCSEd held an evening symposium on the topic of global surgery. This comes on the back of increased interest in global surgery following the Lancet Commission last year.  Consultant Surgeon and Director of the King’s Centre for Global Health, Mr Andrew Leather opened the Symposium with a talk focusing on the conclusions of the Lancet C…


International Bursaries for ASGBI Conference

20 December 2016

The ASGBI 2017 International Surgical Congress is to be held in the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, Glasgow from Wednesday 3rd to Friday 5th May 2017. This will be the 8th time in the Association’s 96 year history that the annual meeting will be held in Glasgow. The theme of the congress will be ‘Safer Surgery’, recognising the signific…


Malta - Supporting Surgeons

14 December 2016

RCSEd is organising an afternoon seminar on the theme of supporting surgeons to take place at 1pm on Thursday 16th February 2017 in Mater Dei Hospital in Malta.The event is open to all surgeons, including RCSEd Fellows and Members, plusstudents, trainees and consultants not affiliated with the College. As such, Iwould encourage you to forward this …



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