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
25 November 2022
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
The Faculty of Perioperative Care are pleased to announce Simendo and LaproSurge as the sponsors for the upcoming 8th Annual FPC Conference.
27 October 2022
Now in its eighth year, the Faculty of Perioperative Care Annual Conference returns on Saturday 19 November 2022. It will be a landmark event for the Faculty, as the first in-person FPC Conference since the pandemic, plus the first time the conference will be held at the College in Edinburgh.
Co-Convenors of the conference, Susan Hall and Bhuvaneswari Krishnamoorthy provide an insight into what delegates can expect from the sessions, the inspiration behind the theme and what they are most looking forward to on the return of the conference.