Access to world-class surgical education, training & innovation.
At the RCS, we partner with leading NHS surgical education centres and departments that are at the forefront of advancing surgical care internationally.
Exposure to a wide range of clinical work.
The training that you undertake can be tailored to meet your specific educational objectives and is flexible enough to include placements in multiple hospitals, providing an opportunity to gain important sub-specialty experience.
Acquisition of transferable surgical & non-clinical skills.
Our training encourages the acquisition of key skills such as leadership, management, research, audit, clinical governance, teamwork and communication.
Due to COVID-19, applications for the International Surgical Training Programme (ISTP) are closed until further...
About Advancing surgical care. Worldwide.
The Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS England) is the professional membership organisation and standard-setting body for the education, training, assessment and professional development of surgeons in the United Kingdom and around the world. We exist to advance surgical and patient care.
We are a registered charity and our work supports 30,000 members in the UK and internationally by improving their skills and knowledge, facilitating research and developing policy, standards and guidance.