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The Faculty of Perioperative Care

Welcome to the Faculty of Perioperative Care

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.

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 Faculty Welcomes its First Member at RCSEd Diploma Ceremony

Faculty Welcomes its First Member at RCSEd Diploma Ceremony

Mr John Stirling recently joined surgeons and dentists from across the globe to receive his Faculty of Perioperative Care Membership Diploma.

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The Modern Surgical Team: The Future of Surgery

The Modern Surgical Team: The Future of Surgery

Perioperative practitioners are invited to attend RCSEd Triennial Conference to discuss 'The Modern Surgical Team: The Future of Surgery in Edinburgh from 22-23 March 2018.

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Courses

Courses

The FPC is developing a portfolio of bespoke courses for perioperative practitioners.

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29 November 2017

Faculty of Perioperative Care Welcomes its First New Member at RCSEd Diploma Ceremony

The Faculty is pleased to have recently celebrated the conferring of its first new Member at a prestigious diploma ceremony at The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) on Friday 17 November 2017.

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13 November 2017

Perioperative Practitioners Invited to RCSEd Triennial Conference

Perioperative practitioners are invited to attend RCSEd Triennial Conference to discuss 'The Modern Surgical Team: The Future of Surgery, 22-23 March 2018. Don't miss early bird rates until 30 November 2017!

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19 October 2017

The Surgical Team: Is it Time to Embrace Perioperative Practitioners?

Perioperative practitioners are increasingly taking on care responsibilities previously carried out by the medical team, and, as the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) is soon to hold its third annual conference, RCSEd Council Member and Faculty of Perioperative Care (FPC) Lead Charlie Auld says now could be the right moment for the surgical specialties to embrace this important addition to the workforce.

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