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Federation of Surgical Specialty Associations  

Comprises of ten Surgical Specialty Associations



The Federation is the corporate body of the Surgical Specialty Associations, through which it represents and coordinates the views, aims and policies of surgeons from across the United Kingdom and Ireland.

The Federation works with all relevant authorities to advance the profession of surgery for the benefit of patients.

The FSSA comprises the Presidents of the ten Surgical Specialty Associations recognised by the GMC.
The Surgical Forum of GB and Ireland consists of the FSSA together with the Presidents of the four Surgical Royal Colleges.

30 December 2020 : Please see the latest Clinical Guide to Surgical Prioritisation During the Coronavirus Pandemic 

The next FSSA / RCSEng meeting will be held on 10 February 2021 at 17:00.  Further details in the Events listing


To advance, promote and protect the highest standards in the practice of Surgery in the best interests of patients