Review of care in NHS Lanarkshire

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow commends Health Improvement Scotland on its wide ranging, thorough and independent review of the safety and quality of care for patients in NHS Lanarkshire.

New membership benefit The Western Club Glasgow

The Western Club is Glasgow's oldest and last remaining residential members club located in Royals Exchange Square, was founded in 1825. Since then the membership has expanded over the years from 33 founding members, including amalgamations with other Glasgow Clubs.

Introduction of Radical Changes to the NHS in England

Comment from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. We have been closely following the proposed and now (since 1 April) implemented changes to the NHS in England.

MRCS Part B OSCE New Centre Announced

The College has announced the launch of a new centre for the MRCS Part B OSCE from February 2014 at Salford Royal Hospital, Greater Manchester. The new centre is offered in addition to our flagship centre at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Glasgow.

Securing the future of excellent patient care

The influential Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has given its backing to a proposed shake up in the way doctors are trained.

Beatty's instruments on display in College

As a celebration of Trafalgar Day on the 21 October, the surgical instruments of William Beatty, surgeon to Admiral Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, will be on view in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

QI at the College

Join us in the College for an informal social evening of quiz fun, food and refreshments exclusively for our medical Introductory undergraduate and postgraduate members.

Annual Subscription 2013 14

On behalf of the President and Council, I would like to thank you for your commitment to the College over the past year.

Scottish Clinical Leadership Fellow

Applications are invited by NHS Education for Scotland for Scottish Clinical Leadership Fellows (2 posts).

FRCS (Glasg) (Opthalmology)

Following discussions with the General Medical Council, the College can confirm that FRCS (Glasg) (Opthalmology) will continue to be an acceptable postgraduate qualification.

College News Autumn 2013

The latest issue of College News is now available.

Communications Survey

All members of the College are invited to complete a short questionnaire to tell us what you think about our communications.

Emergency medicine admissions over the weekend comment

Dr Frank Dunn, President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow comments on a study published in the Emergency Medicine Journal (23 January 2013) entitled "Emergency medicine, deaths at weekends and the public holiday effect.

Glasgow hosts major surgical events

The College was delighted to be associated with the annual Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT) conference, which was held in Glasgow last week for the first time in its history.

Addressing the challenges being faced by our hospitals

The College has been following with interest the 'NHS Time for Action' campaign in the Herald over the past number of days and our President, Dr Frank Dunn, was pleased to contribute to the debate in a detailed interview.

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