In January 2015, the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport, Shona Robison MSP, announced the National Review of Primary Care Out-of-Hours Services. New Web Space has recently been launched.
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow fully supports the recommendations published today by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and Faculties in Scotland, aimed at addressing systemic failings in NHS care in Scotland.
ormer Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, and Real Madrid team doctor, Dr Luis Serratosa, will join a number of international experts in sport medicine at a major conference being held in Glasgow today (Tuesday, 19 May 2015).
Have you got a burning question you want to ask NICE? Do you want to find out more about how NICE complements the work of Healthcare Improvement Scotland? Then book your place today to attend NICE Question Time and Public Board Meeting (AGM)
President of our College, Dr Frank Dunn, has called today for an end to politics in healthcare.
The College is pleased to announce the appointment of Lorraine Tulloch as Programme Lead for a new Unit, hosted in Glasgow on behalf of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and Faculties.
Joint statement on claiming tax relief for professional fees while employed on a UK medical training contract
The Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board (JRCPTB) and MRCP(UK) have issued the following guidance on claiming tax relief on professional fees for physician trainees who are currently in UK core and specialty medical training.
An update on the latest developments relating to the new arrangements for death registration and certification which come into force on 29 April 2015 is available.
The Department of Health has announced that the National Awards Round for 2015 is open and will remain open until 1700 on Wednesday, 17 June.
On 16 July, the Secretary of State announced plans to reform consultant contracts to ensure the majority of hospital doctors working in NHS England are on seven day contracts by 2020.
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow fully supports the STEP campaign launched today by the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM) Scotland to address the challenges facing emergency departments in Scottish hospitals.
Acting Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Scotland and leading doctors from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh have called for improvements in care for pregnant women and new mothers
On 18 March 2015 a bench of 7 of the Supreme Court (including the President and Deputy President) handed down the landmark decision in the case of Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board.
The College believes that there is a need to put in place a consistent standard of care which is of the highest quality throughout the working week, at weekends and on public holidays.
All seminars will take place in the Library Reading Room at 5.30 pm.
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow is supporting the Joint International Conference on Quality Assurance and Patient Safety.
Policy changes, better education and better regulation of doctors and other health professionals giving advice on travel health are urgently needed, leading doctors from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow have warned.
Care of patients deteriorates when staff levels are stretched leading doctors have warned.
The NHS needs to step up and do more to tackle physical inactivity claims a new report published today (Thursday 29 January) by leading doctors from the Scottish Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and Faculties.
The Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow are collaborating in a series of seminars on medical history, medical humanities and related topics.