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.

College welcomes Holyrood's Brexit & Health report

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has welcomed the publication of the latest report by the Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee on “The impact of leaving the European Union on health and social care in Scotland”.

College responds to the The Lord Darzi Review

2018 marks a year of anniversaries – but perhaps no more pertinent than it being 70 years since the NHS was created, 50 years since the Seebohm Report laid the foundations for modern social care and 10 years since High Quality Care for All was published.

Kick off of Engagement Programme

The first College network meeting of UK representatives of the College took place on 20 April.

President of Malawi visits Royal College

The President of Malawi, His Excellency, Peter Mutharika, visited the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

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.

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