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.
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).
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.
Save the date for the Faculty of Perioperative Care Annual Conference, to be held in Birmingham on 3 November 2018.
The Faculty of Perioperative Care (FPC) is continuing to develop its UK-wide portfolio of bespoke courses for perioperative practitioners in 2018. All courses are accredited by The Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP).
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.
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!
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.
RCSEd concerned and disappointed at recommendations made in a recent government consultation document on the regulation of medical associate professions in the UK.
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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