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
31 October 2023
The Faculty of Perioperative Care (FPC) held its 9th Annual Conference on the 7 October in Birmingham. The theme of this year’s conference was ‘The Role of the Extended Surgical Team in the Digital World’’ with speakers covering a wide range of topics including robotics in surgery and the enhancement of extended team roles during the COVID-19 pandemic.
12 September 2023
The Faculty of Perioperative Care (FPC) 9th Annual Conference is just a few weeks away! With a line-up of influential speakers and a programme packed with a vast range of topics in the field of perioperative care, this Conference is open to all multidisciplinary team members to attend on 7 October in Birmingham.
5 September 2023
The Faculty of Perioperative Care seeks to support practitioners working as part of the extended surgical team in a variety of ways. Educational and developmental opportunities number amongst these endeavours and those readers who have attended the annual conference will know that the poster abstract competition is an ongoing commitment by the Faculty to the development of beginning researchers. The publication of this paper is an example of the Faculty supporting a practitioner’s professional development.