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FPC 7th Annual Conference - A Conversation with the Co-Convenors

22 October 2021 11:50am

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!

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Programme Announcement! FPC Annual Conference 2021

27 September 2021 7:37pm

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Save the Date! FPC Annual Conference 2021

19 August 2021 7:37pm

Save the Date!

FPC Annual Conference - 19 November 2021

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RCSEd & RCSEng Partner in programme of work to support Surgical Care Practitioners

16 August 2021 4:11pm

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) and the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCSEng), as the surgical bodies currently championing and supporting the work of Surgical Care Practitioners (SCPs), wish to announce that they are working jointly on a new bi-collegiate project intended to better support and assist SCPs in being recognised and granted formal regulation by the General Medical Council (GMC).

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AfPP Virtual Annual Conference 2021

5 August 2021 4:11pm

Realise your potential at the AfPP Annual Virtual Conference! This inspiring two-day event will run from 20 - 21 August and over 500 perioperative practitioners are expected to be in attendance. Register Now.

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FPC Update

9 February 2021 12:00pm

We are delighted to be able to update you on the Faculty of Perioperative Care as we approach completion of its 5th year since its beginning in 2016.

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FPC Conference 2020 - Event Programme

6 November 2020 9:45am

The RCSEd Faculty of Perioperative Care Lead Mr Charlie Auld is looking forward to welcoming you to this year's FPC Conference 'The Perioperative Practitioner: What are the future developments for the extended surgical team?' delivered virtually on Friday 20 November 2020.

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COVID-19: The Value of the Advanced Practitioner in the Surgical Team

19 May 2020 9:27am

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.

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Building on Success

3 May 2020 9:33am

I am delighted to update you on the progress of the Faculty of Perioperative Care on completion of its 3rd year following its inception in March 2016.

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The Effects of COVID-19 on Non-medical Practitioners in Surgery

20 April 2020 9:31am

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.

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