Surgical Care Practitioners (SCPs) and Surgical First Assistants (SFAs) are an integral part of the modern surgical workforce. The aim of the Faculty of Perioperative Care is to offer support and career development opportunities for practitioners in this field, with regards to education, training and the setting of RCSEd-accredited standards.
The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and The Royal College of Surgeons of England are delighted to unveil the Managed Voluntary Register (MVR) for Surgical Care Practitioners alongside the new SCP Curriculum Framework.read more
The FPC is developing a portfolio of bespoke courses for perioperative practitioners.read more
28 November 2022
The FPC 8th Annual Conference: The Co-Convenors' Report
Held for the first time at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh campus in Surgeons’ Quarter Edinburgh, and with sponsorship from both Simendo and LaproSurge, the conference team had hoped to attract delegates who might, in the past have found the journey to the College’s Birmingham offices difficult. As it was, the weather conditions caused significant travel problems for all concerned. One intrepid team of Surgical Care Practitioners from the Essex Cardiac Centre reached Newcastle where all trains were stopping and hired a car, so determined were they to attend the conference and there were stories of similar adventures from delegates and speakers alike.
25 November 2022
Recognition for Outgoing FPC Lead Charlie Auld
On 17 October 2022, Charlie Auld stepped down from the role of FPC Lead and handed over to new Lead, Juliette Murray. Charlie has been at the head of the Faculty since its inception in 2016, playing an integral part in the establishment and development of the FPC.
9 November 2022
Meet the Sponsors for the 8th Annual FPC Conference
The Faculty of Perioperative Care are pleased to announce Simendo and LaproSurge as the sponsors for the upcoming 8th Annual FPC Conference.