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Later life career planning

Friday, 15 July 2016
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The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges Flexible Careers Group is canvasing views on the optimal career plan and working terms and conditions for colleagues in the later stages of their careers. With the planned increase in retirement age there are potentially many implications for those working in the NHS.
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NICE quality standard advises children and young people with suspected diabetes be seen by a specialist immediately

Thursday, 14 July 2016
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When a GP suspects a child or young person has diabetes, they should immediately be sent to hospital and seen the same day by a specialist, under new NICE quality standards.
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Junior doctors contracts: update 6 July 2016

Wednesday, 06 July 2016
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The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Royal College of Surgeons of England have issued a statement expressing disappointment at the current status of junior doctors’ contract negotiations in England
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New national guideline for autism spectrum disorders

Wednesday, 06 July 2016
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The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) has published a new national clinical guideline for the assessment, diagnosis and interventions for children, young people, adults and older adults with autism spectrum disorders.
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Regular Consumption of Sports Drinks are a Risk to Children’s Health

Wednesday, 29 June 2016
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Regular consumption of sports drinks by children, for social reasons, could be having a detrimental effect on their health concludes the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (FSEM) UK.
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Experts call for new measures to prevent maternal deaths

Wednesday, 22 June 2016
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More needs to be done to prevent maternal deaths from causes not directly linked to pregnancy and childbirth, say leading experts from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
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Junior Doctors Contracts

Thursday, 19 May 2016
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President Professor David Galloway, President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, releases a statement on the agreement reached between the The Government and British Medical Association
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MFDS Part 2 available January 2017 in India

Thursday, 12 May 2016
Dentistry
We are delighted to announce that the MFDS Part 2 examination will be held in Chennai, India for the first time since 2011.
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Remembering Sam Galbraith Book honours memory of former Fellow and politician

Thursday, 12 May 2016
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A collection of essays memorializing Galbraith has been edited by a group of colleagues, friends and family helmed by former President of our College, Sir Graham Teasdale. The book was launched on Wednesday 11 May.
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Royal Colleges welcome Scottish First Minister's intervention in junior doctors contract

Tuesday, 26 April 2016
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Three Royal Colleges have written to the First Minister of Scotland to express their concerns with the dispute around the junior doctors' contract in England and the ongoing and damaging uncertainty it is having on the NHS across the UK.
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