The Antibiotic Guardian Campaign is being launched in association with European Antibiotic Awareness Day on Tuesday 18 November.
A new report issued today by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges has identified nearly two billions pounds worth of cost savings the NHS could be making if it tightened up just sixteen areas of clinical practise.
The trainees committees of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Royal College of Physicians of London, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Scottish Academy of Trainee Doctors' Group have issued a statement on Shape of Training.
The Alcohol Health Alliance, of which our College is a member, has written an open letter to the Cabinet Secretary Sir Jeremy Heywood, expressing concern around the decision to allow John Manzoni, the new CEO of the Civil Service to remain as a non-executive director to SAB Miller.
Following the UK Academy of Medical Royal Colleges Report on seven-day consultant present care, our College held a symposium to explore clinicians' views on the ways in which clinical care should best be enhanced outside 'normal' working hours.
We are pleased to inform you that an Evidence Update on 'Headaches: Diagnosis and management of headaches in young people and adults' has been published.
The Royal Photographic Society has put out a call for nominations for its Combined Royal Colleges Medal. The Medal is awarded for an outstanding contribution to the advancement of medical photography or the wider field of medical imaging.
The ebola virus epidemic has now claimed at least 4,000 lives in the deadliest epidemic to date, which the World Health Organisation declared on 8 August to be a public health emergency of international concern.
NHS Scotland's Health Innovation Assessment Portal (http://www.hiap-scotland.org) has been launched as part of the response to the Scottish Government's "Statement of Intent for Health and Wealth.
T he Faculty of Medical Leadership and management (FMLM) is holding a series of conferences across the UK this autumn which promise to be essential meetings for any doctor involved with leadership and management.
The GMC has launched a new online resource to help doctors challenge the stereotypes associated with older people and tackle the most common concerns older people have about their care.
Speaking on behalf of the Surgical Royal Colleges of the UK and Ireland, Miss Clare Marx, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, said:.
Senior Fellow of the College, Chris Clark, will present a show on the "Great American Songbook" in Edinburgh from 3-7 August. The show will present a journey through the Great American songbook (Sinatra, Bennett, and more) with vocals, a piano trio and humorous anecdotes.
The College presents an evening of fine dining, wonderful music and excellent company. The evening incorporates a drinks reception, two course meal and performances by musicians from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow supports calls today by the College of Emergency Medicine for urgent action to address bed-blocking in Accident and Emergency Departments.
The Tom Gibson Memorial Award was established by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, the British Association of Plastic Surgeons and the Universities of Strathclyde and Glasgow to commemorate Professor Tom Gibson.
There is an opportunity for those involved in this area, to comment on the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine forward-looking review of critical care services in the UK by way of a survey.
A rare opportunity to view the first edition of a key Renaissance text by the 16 century Flemish anatomist Andreas Vesalius will be available to visitors to the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow on Saturday 20 September for Doors Open Day.
The recent announcement by the BMA that it has given notice of junior doctors' industrial action on 12 Jan, 26 Jan and 10 Feb means that, if all three dates go ahead, this will be the first time in history that an all-out strike has happened in the NHS.
Dr Frank Dunn FRCP(Glasg) was invested as President of the College at the AGM on 7 December 2012. Dr Dunn has been involved with the College for many years and his progression to the presidency was welcomed by all on the College Council.