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July 2018

First Visit by the Royal College of Surgeons to Andhra Pradesh

30 July 2018

On 20 to 22 July 2018, around 400 final year surgical trainees from the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Orissa and Chhattisgarh attended the Regional Refresher Course organised by the Association of Surgeons of India. Hosted by Dr PV Ramana Murthy, Chairman of Andhra Hospitals, the event took place at NAC Function Hall in Vijayawada.  Profe…


Vice-President Visit to RCSEd International Office, Kuala Lumpur

27 July 2018

The RCSEd International Office in Kuala Lumpur was delighted to welcome College Vice-President Professor Graham Layer on 25 July 2018. It was his first visit since its opening early this year. We welcomed his support and discussed the future of RCSEd. The visit included a networking dinner with the British High Commission that was attended by St…


Third Joint Scientific Congress with the Royal College of Surgeons of Thailand

18 July 2018

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is hosting a joint surgical congress with the Royal College in Thailand. Running from 27th - 30th July, the congress is entitles Quality Improvement in Surgery: Towards Thailand 4.0, and will focus on the themes of education and training for the modern surgeon.  The congress will take place at the Ambassa…


New College President Elected

18 July 2018

Professor S Michael Griffin has been elected as President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Professor Griffin will take up office following the Edinburgh College's Annual General Meeting on 9th November 2018. The RCSEd presidency lasts for three years.  Professor Griffin is currently a member of College Council and a member of a numbe…



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