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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.


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.


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.


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.


'Establishing Common Standards for Continuing Professional Development' Guidelines Released.

29 August 2019 1:32pm

As part of the Medical Associate Professions (MAP) programme, Health Education England with their Royal College and faculty partners, have developed the ‘Establishing Common Standards for Continuing Professional Development, Assessment and Appraisal Guidelines for Medical Associate Professionals’.


Faculty of Perioperative Care’s Annual Conference 2019

21 June 2019 3:45pm

The Faculty of Perioperative Care (FPC) launched in early 2016 to provide education, training and support for advanced perioperative practitioners in their role as members of the extended surgical team.

Save the date for The Faculty of Perioperative Care’s Annual Conference 2019.

Saturday 9 November 2019


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.