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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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Join the Faculty

Join the Faculty

The Faculty is available to all perioperative practitioners, including trainees, such as: Surgical Care Practitioners; Surgical First Assistants; and all those with similar titles involved in the delivery of high quality surgical care.

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Membership Benefits

Membership Benefits

Join the Faculty and you can access a range of benefits, including discounted fees on relevant courses and events, access to Acland Anatomy, Surgeons' News and more.

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Courses

Courses

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

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12 July 2017

Full FPC Conference Programme Out Now!

The full programme of talks and speakers for the Faculty of Perioperative Care's Annual Conference in Birmingham on 4 November 2017 is out now.

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15 May 2017

Faculty of Perioperative Care Conference 2017

This year's Faculty Conference will take place in Birmingham on 4 November 2017 and will explore The Surgical Team: are perioperative practitioners increasingly working towards a medical model of care?

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25 April 2017

Providing Professional Development Support for Perioperative Practitioners

In his latest blog and ahead of some new forthcoming perioperative courses, Mr Charles Auld writes about the importance of the Faculty gaining an understanding of what perioperative practitioners are looking for in terms of professional development and support.

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