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.
Our webinar Covid-19: The value of the advanced practitioner in the surgical team took place on 6th May 2020 and was hosted by Mr Charlie Auld, who invited Ms Jenny Abraham, Dr Bhuvaneswari Bibleraaj and Prof Robin Paton to address the modern Surgical Team as well as discuss the results of the COVID-19 MSc Surgical Practice survey on the impact on trainee SCPs.read more
The Faculty of Perioperative Care (FPC) sent a short survey to senior SCPs across the specialties of Cardiothoracic, Orthopaedic and General Surgery to determine the challenges COVID-19 can pose with particular reference to their preparation for this outbreak, the need to redeploy to other roles and their ability to work within (or out with) their scope of practice.read more
22 October 2021
The Faculty of Perioperative Care 7th Annual Conference is just a few weeks away and with a line-up of influential speakers and a programme packed with major updates to the field of perioperative care, this will surely be a conference not to be missed. This conference is dedicated to educating and inspiring all members of the extended surgical team. Co-Convenors of the conference, Charlie Auld and Susan Hall share their thoughts on how the extended surgical team has transformed over the past 18 months and what they’re most looking forward to from the conference!
27 September 2021
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