Following discussions with the General Medical Council, the College can confirm that FRCS (Glasg) (Opthalmology) will continue to be an acceptable postgraduate qualification.
The latest issue of College News is now available.
All members of the College are invited to complete a short questionnaire to tell us what you think about our communications.
Organised by the Scottish Academy of Royal Colleges Trainee Doctors Group this is a meeting aimed at trainee and trained doctors from all specialties.
A letter attached from the Scottish Clinical Transfusion Advisory Committee for your information and further dissemination.
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.
If you require further information to add to these details, the conference theme this year will be "Gastrointestinal Infection from a Global and Travel Health Perspective", and there will also be workshops on basic elements of travel medicine.
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.
The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has announced its support for our flagship international triennial conference, Advancing Excellence in Healthcare 2014.
We are pleased to inform you that Evidence Updates on Surgical site infections and Depression in children and young people have now been published.
The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges has released a report on dealing with the obesity epidemic in the UK. We welcome the report as a sensible starting point to dealing with obesity.
This new GMC guidance has been developed in co-operation with doctors, medical Royal Colleges, employers, patients and the public, and follows widespread public consultation earlier this year.
On Tuesday 30 April 2013, NES is delighted to be hosting the third national Scottish Medical Education Conference, at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre.
We are pleased to announce the launch of Fifteen Ninety Nine
The link between alcohol and cancer is well established. A new report by the Alcohol Health Alliance, of which we are a member, highlights the health risks associated with both moderate and excessive alcohol consumption in relation to cancer.
The Spring 2013 edition of College News includes a wonderful reflection on the life and legacy of one our former Fellows, David Livingstone, along with an interesting insight into Glasgow's role in the development of organ transplantation...
The Consortium of Universities for Global Health's Fourth Annual Conference will bring together over 1500 global leaders, researchers, policy makers, educators, and students from diverse fields to explore ways we can impact the global health challenges before us.
This year, in collaboration with the Robert Gordon University, the Institute of Remote Health Care annual conference will focus on the practical aspects of redesigning remote healthcare delivery and clinical support from an international perspective.
The Heath and Social Care Act 2012 has led to the largest structural change to the NHS, since its inception and is designed to put clinicians firmly in the driving seat in the commissioning of high quality services.
Doctors leaders have welcomed a report by the parliamentary health committee on the need for greater emphasis on the benefits of physical activity.