The influential Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has given its backing to a proposed shake up in the way doctors are trained.
As a celebration of Trafalgar Day on the 21 October, the surgical instruments of William Beatty, surgeon to Admiral Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, will be on view in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.
Join us in the College for an informal social evening of quiz fun, food and refreshments exclusively for our medical Introductory undergraduate and postgraduate members.
On behalf of the President and Council, I would like to thank you for your commitment to the College over the past year.
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.
Please find the most recent issue of CORESS Feedback attached, which I hope you will find of interest.
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.
I regret to inform you of the death of our Past President Sir Thomas James Thomson on the 20 July 2013.
Funding now available to individuals or organisations wishing to bid for charitable support.
The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has announced its support for our flagship international triennial conference, Advancing Excellence in Healthcare 2014.
Welcome to the latest issue of the Examiner. This newsletter is designed to keep our colleagues informed about the projects that are going on behind the scenes.
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.
BMA Scotland has today launched a film to highlight the importance of organ donation and the impact it can have on people's lives.
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.
Although there is still no announcement of a new round for 2013, Consultants considering applying for an award are advised to complete their application now.