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.

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.

Leading Professor says burnout is on rise

A leading Professor will say that burnout is on the rise, with doctors at the beginning of their careers now asking for help.

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.

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.

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