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.
Skin cancers are a major and increasing health burden in our ageing population. Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) has increased in incidence by more than 50% in the 10-year period from 2001 to 2011.
We are pleased to inform you that an Evidence Update on 'Service user experience in adult mental health' has been published.
We are pleased to inform you that an Evidence Update on 'Sickle cell acute painful episode' has been published.
We are pleased to inform you that Evidence Updates on 'Autism in adults' and 'Opioids in palliative care' have been published.
This joint conference between the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and the Faculty of Travel Medicine will offer a platform to update healthcare professionals on the latest changes in travel medicine.
The Scottish Intercollegiate Guideline Network (SIGN) has developed consensus recommendations to underpin a national approach to care of adult deteriorating patients.
We are pleased to inform you that an Evidence Update on 'Venous thromboembolic diseases' has been published.
We are pleased to inform you that an Evidence Update on 'substance misuse in vulnerable young people' has been published.
The award aims to recognise outstanding accomplishment and / or outstanding potential of young medics / scientists below the age of 40, who are employed by, or associated closely with, the Universities of Glasgow or Strathclyde.
The SIGN guideline on Dental interventions to prevent caries in children has been published. It replaces SIGN guidelines 47 and 83.
The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and NHS Confederation have secured funding from the DH Francis Implementation Team to explore how decision-makers might be better supported to balance finance and quality.
The Renal Association and the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK are seeking to appoint a new Medical Secretary for the Nephrology SCE Board, to replace Dr Neal Padmanabhan who has been appointed as Chair of the Examining Board.
We are pleased to inform you an Evidence Update on 'Alcohol use disorders: preventing harmful drinking' has been published.
In 2012, the JRCPTB piloted revisions to the WPBA system to test their acceptability and feasibility.
Whatever time of day or night you arrive at hospital and regardless of the day of the week, you should expect the same standard of care, according to a group of senior doctors, hospital managers.
We are pleased to inform you an Evidence Update on 'The epilepsies' has been published.
We are pleased to inform you an Evidence Update on 'Patient experience in adult NHS services' has been published.
The SIGN guideline on the management of lung cancer has been published.