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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.


Regulation of Medical Associate Professions in the UK

13 October 2017 4:30pm

RCSEd concerned and disappointed at recommendations made in a recent government consultation document on the regulation of medical associate professions in the UK.


Full FPC Conference Programme Out Now!

12 July 2017 10:21am

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.


Faculty of Perioperative Care Conference 2017

15 May 2017 1:54pm

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?


Providing Professional Development Support for Perioperative Practitioners

25 April 2017 4:07pm

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.