• Terms and Conditions of Use

    • Privacy/Data Protection

      The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh respects the privacy of people who use its website. When personal information is used we do so in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018.

      This data protection policy covers only the RCPE website. It does not cover any links from this site to other websites.


      All content on this site is copyright of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh unless otherwise stated. Material from this site must not be copied, distributed or published without prior permission from RCPE.


      The information provided on this website does not constitute business, medical or other professional advice, and is subject to change. We do not accept responsibility for any loss, damage or expense resulting from the use of this information.

      Site accuracy

      Whilst every effort has been taken to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up-to-date, we cannot guarantee its correctness or completeness. There may be inaccuracies or errors. We expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

      Web links

      Links are provided for information and convenience only. RCPE cannot accept responsibility for the content of external sites and such links do not represent an endorsement by RCPE. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of linked pages.

      RCPE and the public

      RCPE is unable to offer medical advice on any individual or general medical condition. Users of this website seeking advice on any medical condition should consult their medical practitioner.

      Views expressed

      Views expressed by speakers are those of the speakers, and do not necessarily reflect those of their employers or RCPE.