Royal College honours Karyn McCluskey

Karyn McCluskey, CEO of Community Justice Scotland will receive the 2018 Presidents Medal from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow at their Admissions Ceremony on 6 June 2018 at the Bute Hall, University of Glasgow.

#NHS70: exploring the Glasgow Coma Scale

To celebrate seventy years of the NHS and as part of the Glasgow Science Festival, The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow are hosting an event discussing two major medical developments developed in Glasgow by Fellows of the College – the Glasgow Coma Scale and Ultrasound

College engages with Brexit Challenges

Brexit ‘one of the greatest strategic issues facing the health sector across the UK.’

Brexit is one of the greatest strategic issues facing the health sector across the UK, say the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in their newly published report on Brexit.

ST3 recruitment

The ST3 recruitment office has advised that all offers have now been completed following errors in the first round of offers. Since the problem was identified in early May, we have worked closely with all relevant agencies involved across the UK to support our members and ensure a quick resolution to this issue.

Government confirms that Brexit will #donoharm

During the Third Reading of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill in the House of Lords yesterday (16th May) the UK Government confirmed that the ‘do not harm’ public health duty will remain after the UK leaves the European Union.

College responds to Williams Review

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow have called on the General Medical Council (GMC) to regain the trust of the profession following a series of controversial court cases involving members of the profession.

ST3 Recruitment - Updated (11 May)

Update - 11 May 2018: The College has now written to our Physician Regional Advisors and College Tutors to update them on progress with this issue. We would encourage any members who have been affected by this regrettable situation to contact their local College representative for support in the first instance.

Brexit should #DoNoHarm

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has joined together with a wide range of other organisations, including all the UK Royal Colleges, the BMA and MacMillan Cancer Support, seeking to ensure that health protection is guaranteed in the EU (Withdrawal) Bill. The amendment is being championed by a large and growing number of Peers from across the political spectrum.

Our response to “Facing the Facts”

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has published its response to the draft health and care workforce strategy for England “Facing the Facts, Shaping the Future”.

Joint statement on “Medical Manslaughter”

Surgical Colleges from across the UK have come together with the Federation of Surgical Specialty Associations (FFSA) to issue a joint response to the establishment of Sir Norman Williams’ review into the processes employed in cases of gross negligence manslaughter involving medical staff.

College publishes new guidance for Trainees

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has published a practical guide for trainee doctors following the recent outcome of the Supreme Court case of GMC v Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba. The case followed the tragic death of Jack Adcock, a six year old boy who tragically died of sepsis in Leicester Royal Infirmary, and ended with Dr Bawa-Garba’s subsequent erasure from the Medical Register.

Video: Medical Consent and the Montgomery Case

The College was delighted to welcome members and guests to a recent joint event with the Faculty of Advocates on Tuesday 13th March which provided a platform to discuss the impact of the Montgomery ruling on medical consent on medical staff and patients, and the challenges that remain for the wider health service.

Senior Glasgow doctor wins international award

Dr Hany Eteiba, College Vice President (Medical), has been awarded the International Lifetime Achievement Award at the 45th Annual International Congress of the Egyptian Society of Cardiology

Patients may suffer without post-Brexit deal

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has welcomed a report by the Brexit Health Alliance which sets out a range of potential problems for patients and staff unless there is a new partnership on science and research between the EU and the UK after Brexit.

Part 2 MFDS cancellation – 2 and 3 March 2018

As severe weather conditions and travel disruption are set to continue, the decision has been taken to cancel both examination days. The College regrets this action, taken due to concerns regarding safety of all participants. A full refund of fees will be given.

College closed

Due to adverse weather conditions in Scotland, the College will remain closed on Thursday 1 March until further notice.

New quality criteria for GIM and AIM Registrars

The JRCPTB and the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK, in collaboration with a broad range of partners, have created a new set of quality criteria specifically for the roles of GIM and AIM Registrars.

New event helps College lead fight against obesity

Obesity is linked to a range of health problems, including 13 different types of cancer. Research released today (Monday 26th Feb) by Cancer Research UK has estimated that more than 7 in 10 millennials are set to be overweight or obese by the time they reach middle age.

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