President's leadership lecture

Speaking on Thursday evening at the President’s Leadership lecture at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, Advocate Neil Mackenzie, a specialist in the areas of professional negligence and industrial disease, outlined the differences between gross negligence manslaughter and involuntary culpable homicide legislation.

Medical Consent online resource published

For many of us, this may once have been a familiar phrase when recording a patient’s consent in the middle of a busy clinic or at the start of the full theatre list.

New Livingstone Scholar Dr Natasha Ngwira

Our new Livingstone Scholar is Dr Natasha Ngwira. Natasha is from Malawi and will spend a year with us as a Senior Clinical Fellow in General Surgery at Inverclyde Royal Hospital and Royal Alexandra Hospital, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde.

President's lecture - 11 October 2018

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow is delighted to announce that the second President’s Leadership Lecture will take place on 11 October 2018 in Glasgow.

Robert Fletcher Deane Obituary

Fletcher Deane, who has died aged 80, was one of Scotland’s leading urological surgeons. He was widely respected, nationally and internationally, oversaw the introduction of the changes in urological training following the Calman Report and from 1998 – 2000 was President of the British Association of Urological Surgeons.

College welcomes funding to improve technology

The College welcomes today’s announcement of £200 million of funding to improve the use of technology in the NHS by the Secretary of State for Health Matt Hancock.

Doctors asked to write to patients

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, of which we are a member, has published guidance to help and encourage hospital doctors to write most of their outpatient clinic letters directly to patients and send a copy of the letter to the patient’s General Practitioner.

Medicine24: infections in people who inject drugs

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow is to host a speaker at their flagship conference, Medicine24 who will talk about infections in people who inject drugs.

Celebrating AJ Cronin

Past President Professor Frank Dunn is one of the distinguished guests looking forward to a unique event celebrating the life and legacy of AJ Cronin and his part in laying the foundations of the NHS and invites Fellows and Members to join him at the event.

£1.3m to set up Malawi’s first dental school

We are delighted, and congratulate, University of Glasgow Dental School on the award of £1.3m from the Scottish Government to help establish Malawi’s first Dental School.

Partnership with Sri Ramachandra Institute

Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (deemed university) has signed a Partnership Agreement with our College to collaborate on education and examination activity alongside faculty development.

Boot camp for Scottish surgical trainees

All of Scotland’s latest group of surgical trainees are to start off a new training programme this week and during the first phase of their programme will undertake an intensive ‘boot camp’ to teach them the core skills they need.

NCEPOD - Call for Study Proposals 2018

The National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death (NCEPOD) 2018 call for study proposals is open until 5th October 2018. Organisations are invited to submit original study proposals which will be considered as possible forthcoming studies.

The Golden Jubilee Foundation recognised

The Golden Jubilee Foundation has been recognised by The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow for its role in the development of our next generation of medical doctors.

College responds to doctors immigration rule change

Responding today to the announcement that the Home Secretary is to change current UK immigration rules in order to exempt doctors and nurses from the Tier 2 (General) limit, Professor David Galloway, the President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow said:

Queen Birthday Honours

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow send congratulations to our honorary fellows and members who received Birthday Honours from the Queen at the weekend.

Welcoming global health leaders to Glasgow

Leadership in global health will be the first topic in a new series of President's Leadership Lectures from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

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