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.

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.

Brexit: UK Government should "Do no harm"

The College has thrown its support behind an initiative to ensure that existing regulatory standards for public health are maintained when the UK leaves the European Union.

New Event: Patient consent and the Montgomery case

Three years on from the Montgomery ruling, we welcome members of the Faculty of Advocates to join a panel with clinicians to discuss the impact of the case on clinical consent and the challenges that remain.

APICON

College President to attend the 73rd Annual Conference of the Association of Physicians of India.

College takes Global Citizenship agenda to Holyrood

Global Citizenship in the Scottish health service was on the agenda in the Scottish Parliament at a joint meeting of the Cross Party Groups on International Development and Malawi.

A Healthier Future

The College has responded to the Scottish Government's consultation to address poor diet and obesity in Scotland.

NHS targets

College President backs patients over NHS targets.

NICE guideline committee

NICE are looking for members to join the hip, knee and shoulder joint replacement guideline committee.

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