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.

President Elect awarded Honorary Professorship

President Elect, Jackie Taylor, has been awarded the status of Honorary Professor in the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing at the University of Glasgow.

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.

Partnership with Sri Ramachandra Institute

Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (deemed university) has signed a Partnership Agreement with our College to collaborate on education and examination activity alongside faculty development.

College responds to No-deal Brexit papers

Speaking today (Thursday) following the publication of a series of planning papers by the UK Government on a ‘no-deal’ Brexit, College President Professor David Galloway said that the publications highlighted the need for a comprehensive Brexit deal which protects the interests of patients, staff and the wider NHS.

Royal College welcomes decision on Bawa-Garba case

Dr Jackie Taylor, the President-Elect of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has commented on behalf of the College following the ruling by the Court of Appeal on Monday 13th August to overturn the High Court’s decision to strike Dr Bawa-Garba off the medical register earlier this year.

College congratulates new Chair of the GMC

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has congratulated Dame Clare Marx on her appointment today as the new Chair of the GMC. Dame Clare will succeed Professor Sir Terrence Stephenson when she takes up her post in January 2019.

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.

Podiatric progress in India

The College’s Faculty of Podiatric Medicine has partnered with the Indian Medical Association (IMA) Tamil Nadu (TN) to help combat the growing need for education in podiatric medical education in the country.

NHS Lothian Whistleblowing Report

The College has been represented on an independent review group established by the Academy of Royal Medical Colleges and Faculties in Scotland which investigated allegations made regarding NHS Lothian by a whistleblowing letter in October 2017.

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.

Welcome for NHS Scotland's global health ambition

Mike McKirdy, the Global Health Director of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has today (Tuesday) welcomed the announcement by the Scottish Government that it has established the Scottish Global Health Co-ordination Unit to support NHS Scotland Global Health work.

College welcomes new NHS England funding

Professor David Galloway, the President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, responded today to the announcement by the Prime Minister of an additional twenty billion pounds of funding for NHS England.

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