Obesity is the biggest preventable cause of cancer after smoking. Scotland has the worst obesity rates in the UK. Two-thirds of adults and over one-quarter of children are overweight or obese. Excess weight costs NHS Scotland an estimated £600 million a year, with wider societal and economic costs of up to £4.6 billion
College reiterates calls to combat antibiotic resistance.
The College has signed a joint statement on the health effects e-cigarettes.
Health leaders gather in Glasgow to discuss Global Citizenship.
New UK-wide project seeking to help people living with and beyond cancer.
The College will open its doors to the public on Saturday 16 September 2017.
Bowel Cancer UK plan to award grants totalling up to £500,000 for research.
A joint letter has been published urging for more support to be given to doctors looking to undertake national work for the wider benefit of the public and health services.
The latest edition of College News is now available.
Focus on physicians: 2016–17 census of the consultant physician and higher specialty trainee workforces in the UK.
Advice to keep feet healthy for an active lifestyle during Feet for Life month
The College has announced plans to launch a new philanthropic fund.
Report calls for health service international volunteering benefits to be recognised by the Scottish Governement
Health professionals are being urged to adopt new guidance on emergency oxygen to save lives
New figures released show that hospital admissions due to alcohol are at their highest ever levels.
The results of the 2017/1 diet of the MRCP(UK) Part 2 Written Examination will not be available until Friday 5 May.
New professional joint guidance has been released on the use of general anaesthesia in young children.
The Big Picture will cover hot topics in travel health at Excellence in Healthcare.
Our flagship medical conference Medicine24 is back on 8-9 June.
There are just ten weeks to go to our international triennial conference, Excellence in Healthcare 2017, and plans are an exciting and advanced stage.