The Royal Photographic Society has put out a call for nominations for its Combined Royal Colleges Medal. The Medal is awarded for an outstanding contribution to the advancement of medical photography or the wider field of medical imaging.
The ebola virus epidemic has now claimed at least 4,000 lives in the deadliest epidemic to date, which the World Health Organisation declared on 8 August to be a public health emergency of international concern.
NHS Scotland's Health Innovation Assessment Portal (http://www.hiap-scotland.org) has been launched as part of the response to the Scottish Government's "Statement of Intent for Health and Wealth.
T he Faculty of Medical Leadership and management (FMLM) is holding a series of conferences across the UK this autumn which promise to be essential meetings for any doctor involved with leadership and management.
The GMC has launched a new online resource to help doctors challenge the stereotypes associated with older people and tackle the most common concerns older people have about their care.
Speaking on behalf of the Surgical Royal Colleges of the UK and Ireland, Miss Clare Marx, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, said:.
Senior Fellow of the College, Chris Clark, will present a show on the "Great American Songbook" in Edinburgh from 3-7 August. The show will present a journey through the Great American songbook (Sinatra, Bennett, and more) with vocals, a piano trio and humorous anecdotes.
The College presents an evening of fine dining, wonderful music and excellent company. The evening incorporates a drinks reception, two course meal and performances by musicians from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow supports calls today by the College of Emergency Medicine for urgent action to address bed-blocking in Accident and Emergency Departments.
The Tom Gibson Memorial Award was established by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, the British Association of Plastic Surgeons and the Universities of Strathclyde and Glasgow to commemorate Professor Tom Gibson.
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.