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AfPP Residential 2019 - Booking Now Open

13 May 2019 11:27am

AfPP are delighted to announce that booking is now open for this year’s AfPP Residential, taking place on 8-11 August 2019 at York University.


Perioperative Practitioners – Driving Forward their Scope of Practice?

26 October 2018 1:34pm

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.


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

12 October 2018 4:52pm

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).


Susan Hall Awarded First Fellowship with the Faculty of Perioperative Care

6 July 2018 10:06am

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.


From Strength to Strength

5 June 2018 9:43am

It is with great pleasure that I am able to update you on the success of the Faculty of Perioperative Care, which has now completed its second year as a part of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd).


Save the Date - FPC Annual Conference 2018

22 March 2018 9:39am

Save the date for the Faculty of Perioperative Care Annual Conference, to be held in Birmingham on 3 November 2018.


New Perioperative Courses for 2018

15 January 2018 11:37am

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).


Faculty of Perioperative Care Welcomes its First New Member at RCSEd Diploma Ceremony

29 November 2017 10:40am

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 Invited to RCSEd Triennial Conference

13 November 2017 2:23pm

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!


The Surgical Team: Is it Time to Embrace Perioperative Practitioners?

19 October 2017 9:29am

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.