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The Faculty of Perioperative Care

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Book your place at the fourth FPC Annual Conference

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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From Strength to Strength

From Strength to Strength

Mr Charles Auld, Faculty of Perioperative Care Lead, provides an update as the faculty completes its second year as part of the the College.

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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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Courses

Courses

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

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26 October 2018

Perioperative Practitioners – Driving Forward their Scope of Practice?

Are there limits to the scope of the perioperative practitioner’s professional practice in today’s surgical teams? That’s the key question for debate at this year’s annual Faculty of Perioperative Care conference taking place in Birmingham on 3 November.

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12 October 2018

RCSEng and RCSEd Comment on Regulation for Physician Associates and Physicians’ Assistants in Anaesthesia

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, has announced the introduction of statutory regulation for Physician Associates and Physicians’ Assistants (Anaesthesia).

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6 July 2018

Susan Hall Awarded First Fellowship with the Faculty of Perioperative Care

On 6 July 2018, Susan Hall attended a College diploma ceremony and was awarded the first Fellowship with FPC in recognition of her contribution to perioperative practice. She is a Senior Lecturer in Surgical Care Practice at Anglia Ruskin University.

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