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.
On Tuesday 30 April 2013, NES is delighted to be hosting the third national Scottish Medical Education Conference, at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre.
We are pleased to announce the launch of Fifteen Ninety Nine
The link between alcohol and cancer is well established. A new report by the Alcohol Health Alliance, of which we are a member, highlights the health risks associated with both moderate and excessive alcohol consumption in relation to cancer.
The Spring 2013 edition of College News includes a wonderful reflection on the life and legacy of one our former Fellows, David Livingstone, along with an interesting insight into Glasgow's role in the development of organ transplantation...
Traditionally, the College attends a service in Glasgow Cathedral on the first Sunday after its Annual General Meeting to commemorate its foundation and to pay tribute to our founder, Peter Lowe, by laying a wreath on his tomb.
The Consortium of Universities for Global Health's Fourth Annual Conference will bring together over 1500 global leaders, researchers, policy makers, educators, and students from diverse fields to explore ways we can impact the global health challenges before us.
The Heath and Social Care Act 2012 has led to the largest structural change to the NHS, since its inception and is designed to put clinicians firmly in the driving seat in the commissioning of high quality services.
This one-day masterclass, designed for colorectal surgeons, gastroenterologists, and specialist IBD nurses, will provide a multi-disciplinary forum to discuss the surgical management of patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
Doctors leaders have welcomed a report by the parliamentary health committee on the need for greater emphasis on the benefits of physical activity.
Royal Photographic Society has put out a call for nominations for its Combined Royal Colleges Medal which honours outstanding contributions to the advancement of medical photography or the wider field of medical imaging.
Traditionally, the representatives of the College attend a service in Glasgow Cathedral on the first Sunday after its Annual General Meeting to commemorate its foundation and to pay tribute to Peter Lowe by laying a wreath on his tomb.
From July 19 to 23, academics, leading experts and policy makers involved in sport and physical education from across the world will be coming to Glasgow for ICSEMIS.
MRCP(UK) has produced some guidance on choosing the right time to take each part of the MRCP(UK) examination.
In rural Kenya, around 70% of people are living below the poverty line with no access to proper sanitation, clean drinking water or healthcare in addition education is often limited or non-existent (WHO 2013a).