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  • Position Statement on the Legal Aspects of "Medical Manslaughter"

    ASGBI has collaborated with the Presidents of the UK based Surgical Royal Colleges and FSSA to produce the enclose position statement that has been submitted to Professor Sir Norman Williams’ Review into the issues relating to gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare. 

  • New guidelines on pelvic fracture - including need for colostomy in some patients

    Pelvic fractures must be managed within a trauma system with defined referral pathways. They can be associated with significant haemorrhage, urological injury and other injuries. Specialist units, based at Major Trauma Centres, should have the ability to provide multidisciplinary care for these patients as well as specialist orthogeriatric care for those sustaining fragility fractures.

  • Clinical Excellence Awards | 2018 round | England & Wales

    The ACCEA 2018 applications will open on 13th February 2018 and is expected to follow a similar format to previous years. The timetable is extremely tight; the ACCEA closing date is Thursday 12th April 2018

  • BASO~ACS Grants and Fellowships

    BASO~ACS have now opened The Ronald Raven Fellowship Grant 2017 and the BASO (NIHR) Project Grants 2017 and the applications are invited for both the fellowship and the project grants. Click here to learn more and apply.

  • Statement from the Surgical Forum

    The Surgical Forum of Great Britain and Ireland says that surgeon Ian Paterson’s practice was unacceptable and raises concerns about the practice of surgery across the British Isles, and has supported the call for an inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the case.

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