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.
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?
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.
In his new blog, Faculty Lead Mr Charles Auld reflects on the first year of the Faculty of Perioperative Care, the building of relationships and the development of courses to support perioperative practitioners.
To recognise the different career statuses of applicants, the Faculty of Perioperative Care is pleased to now invite applications for Members, Associates and Affiliates.
The Faculty of Perioperative Care and the Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP) are pleased to be holding a joint conference in Birmingham entitled 'The Perioperative Practitioner: Setting of Standards - An Opportunity or Requirement?' on Saturday 29 October 2016.
The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) has today launched a new Faculty to recognise the important role played by members of the wider surgical team.
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