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JCST: COVID-19 and Trainee Progression in 2020 (update V) – 7 August 2020

JCST: COVID-19 and Trainee Progression in 2020 (update V) – 7 August 2020

The Joint Committee on Surgical Training (JCST) has today (Friday 7th August 2020) published the attached document on COVID-19 and Trainee Progression in 2020.

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Cosmetic Surgery Certification Scheme has been refreshed to better suit your needs

Cosmetic Surgery Certification Scheme has been refreshed to better suit your needs

The Cosmetic Surgery Certification Scheme, which has been redeveloped by and is supported by all four surgical Royal Colleges alongside the relevant specialty associations, will provide you with accreditation for key competencies, demonstrating your expertise to patients and ultimately helping to make the cosmetic surgery industry safer.

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MRCS Part A: September 2020

MRCS Part A: September 2020

The four Surgical Royal Colleges are pleased to announce that the September 2020 MRCS Part A examination will be delivered remotely as an online assessment. As a consequence, the capacity of this examination will no longer be limited by COVID-19 restrictions and candidates will be able to sit the examination without the requirement to travel to an examination centre. The format and syllabus of the examination will remain the same. The examination will take place on 15 September 2020 only; all candidates who have applied to sit the MRCS Part A in September, along with those who have been transferred from the April 2020 diet, will be accommodated on this date.

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UPDATED: General Surgery Guidance on COVID-19, 2nd Revision, 7 April 2020

UPDATED: General Surgery Guidance on COVID-19, 2nd Revision, 7 April 2020

Following publication of Public Health England latest guidelines, the four Royal Surgical Colleges and the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, AUGIS and ACPGBI have revised their latest guidelines (last published on the 27th March 2020) to align with those of PHE and Health Protection Scotland. As a group, we have taken a lead on gathering information on best practice that Surgeons should follow in this difficult situation because our role is to protect and support the clinicians that we represent.

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UPDATED: Intercollegiate General Surgery Guidance on COVID-19

UPDATED: Intercollegiate General Surgery Guidance on COVID-19

These guidelines have been put together by the four Royal Surgical Colleges, the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland, the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain & Ireland and the Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons to support our Surgeons with guidance on procedures during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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COVID-19: Surgical Trainee Progression in 2020

COVID-19: Surgical Trainee Progression in 2020

The Joint Committee on Surgical Training (JCST) has today (19 March 2020) published the following statement on Trainee Progression in 2020.

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COVID-19: Joint policy statement from the Royal Surgical Colleges

COVID-19: Joint policy statement from the Royal Surgical Colleges

In response to the challenge of COVID-19, the four surgical Royal Colleges of the UK and Ireland have today (13th March 2020) created this joint policy statement to provide guidance to surgeons and surgical trainees.

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