The Edinburgh College has announced a move towards ‘accredited consultants’ in a bid to improve the delivery of surgical training. The standards for surgical training have been devised by the colleges faculty of surgical trainers and approved by the GMC. They aim to set out a framework for delivery of surgical training within the modern healthcare environment. The new framework aims to counter act the effects of the EWTD on surgical training. It also allows for assessment and standardisation of surgical teaching across the board. To read more about these changes click here.