The Royal College of Surgeons

The various Royal Colleges were established to set and maintain standards of excellence in the field of surgery. In the past there was a distinction between barbers who simply cut and shaved hair and the barber surgeons, who practiced beyond the more skilled craft of bloodletting and other forms of surgery. The barber surgeons cut hair and shave eventually abandoned, but there were frequent disputes between the two branches of the profession on the legal framework of thetheir work.

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

In 1505, the Barber Surgeons of Edinburgh were formally incorporated as the City of Edinburgh Chamber of Trade. As such it is one of the oldest institutions of its kind in the world.

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in Edinburgh's city center and is mainly involved in preserving and promoting the highest standards of surgical practice.

In the first two centuries its existence, gave the surgeon's membership to the students who trained for six years by a master surgeon, and had been satisfactorily performed. As time went by the form and content of the tests is to gradually adjust to changes in surgical science and practice.

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) was built in 1784 and is one of the five recognized colleges of the National> University of Ireland. Located at St. Stephen's Green in central Dublin, the RCSI and a supervisory body for postgraduate medical training. The RCSI is a sister institution of the Royal College of Surgeons in the United Kingdom (Edinburgh, Glasgow and London).

Since the 1980s, Beaumont Hospital in Dublin has been the main center for medical education with other hospitals, such as, for example, Connolly Hospital have been linked, too.

The Royal College of Surgeons(London)

The college was founded in combined 1540, as the Fellowship of Surgeons and the Company of Barbers by Henry VIII was the Company of Barber-Surgeons form. In 1800, the Company of Surgeons was granted a Royal Charter to the Royal College of Surgeons in London, later in England.

Located in Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, the College is by a President and Council elected Fellows, and invited representatives regulated. A separate court investigator shallInvestigations. The University participates in the Senate of Surgery of Great Britain and Ireland, the coordinates of specific professional activities and national bodies.


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