The ebola virus epidemic has now claimed at least 4,000 lives in the deadliest epidemic to date, which the World Health Organisation declared on 8 August to be a public health emergency of international concern.
NHS Scotland's Health Innovation Assessment Portal (http://www.hiap-scotland.org) has been launched as part of the response to the Scottish Government's "Statement of Intent for Health and Wealth.
T he Faculty of Medical Leadership and management (FMLM) is holding a series of conferences across the UK this autumn which promise to be essential meetings for any doctor involved with leadership and management.
The GMC has launched a new online resource to help doctors challenge the stereotypes associated with older people and tackle the most common concerns older people have about their care.
Speaking on behalf of the Surgical Royal Colleges of the UK and Ireland, Miss Clare Marx, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, said:.
Senior Fellow of the College, Chris Clark, will present a show on the "Great American Songbook" in Edinburgh from 3-7 August. The show will present a journey through the Great American songbook (Sinatra, Bennett, and more) with vocals, a piano trio and humorous anecdotes.
The College presents an evening of fine dining, wonderful music and excellent company. The evening incorporates a drinks reception, two course meal and performances by musicians from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow supports calls today by the College of Emergency Medicine for urgent action to address bed-blocking in Accident and Emergency Departments.
The Tom Gibson Memorial Award was established by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, the British Association of Plastic Surgeons and the Universities of Strathclyde and Glasgow to commemorate Professor Tom Gibson.
A rare opportunity to view the first edition of a key Renaissance text by the 16 century Flemish anatomist Andreas Vesalius will be available to visitors to the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow on Saturday 20 September for Doors Open Day.
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow will be closed on Monday 29 September 2014 due to a public holiday. The college will reopen as normal on Tuesday 30 September 2014.
The recent announcement by the BMA that it has given notice of junior doctors' industrial action on 12 Jan, 26 Jan and 10 Feb means that, if all three dates go ahead, this will be the first time in history that an all-out strike has happened in the NHS.
We express our deepest sympathies to the families and friends of those who lost their lives in the Clutha Vaults Bar on Friday evening. We also extend our best wishes for a speedy recovery to all those who were injured.
We are pleased to inform you that an Evidence Update on 'Crohn's disease' has been published.
New advice published by the College in partnership with the Royal Colleges of Physicians of London and Edinburgh, sets out how NHS Trusts and Health Boards can deploy trainee doctors to ensure safe patient care and alleviate the clinical pressure on medical registrars.
The Department of Health has announced that the National Awards Round for 2014 has opened and will remain open until 1700 on 14 August.
We are pleased to inform you that an Evidence Update on 'Antibiotics for early-onset neonatal infection' has been published.
The NHS Blood and Transplant Strategic Plan for 2014 and beyond is now available to view.
Dr Frank Dunn FRCP(Glasg) was invested as President of the College at the AGM on 7 December 2012. Dr Dunn has been involved with the College for many years and his progression to the presidency was welcomed by all on the College Council.
Skin cancers are a major and increasing health burden in our ageing population. Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) has increased in incidence by more than 50% in the 10-year period from 2001 to 2011.