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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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Colleges plan to resume surgical exams in September 2020

Colleges plan to resume surgical exams in September 2020

The Intercollegiate Committee for Basic Surgical Examinations (ICBSE) and the four Surgical Royal Colleges are intending to resume examination activity for the MRCS and DO-HNS from September 2020, dependant on relevant Government and Scientific advice.

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John Hines appointed as new Chair of ICBSE

John Hines appointed as new Chair of ICBSE

The Intercollegiate Committee for Basic Surgical Examinations (ICBSE) are delighted to announce that the Presidents of the four Royal Surgical Colleges have appointed Mr John Hines as the next ICBSE Chair.

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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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