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The UK's top health news on Tuesday 24 November 2020

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College online services - 26 November to 1 December 2020

College online services - 26 November to 1 December 2020
In preparation for the installation of new and improved software, some of our online services will be temporarily affected.

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College supports new restrictions in Scotland to keep people safe and protect the NHS

College supports new restrictions in Scotland to keep people safe and protect the NHS
The President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow today declared the College's support for the new restrictions announced by Scotland’s First Minister today (Tuesday 17th November) as a means to reduce community transmission of COVID-19, and in turn...

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#WorldDiabetesDay: Diabetes care and management

#WorldDiabetesDay: Diabetes care and management
In our final guest blog to mark #WorldDiabetesDay 2020, Deborah Wilson from our Faculty of Podiatric Medicine Executive Board writes about the work of podiatrists and nurses in diabetes care and management.

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College welcomes new framework for the prioritisation of clinical care in Scotland

College welcomes new framework for the prioritisation of clinical care in Scotland
“It’s right that all patients get the treatment they need and that we should seek to prevent backlogs of cases wherever possible, but our NHS services need to be able to find the right balance so that those patients who have the greatest clinical need are always able to be treated as a priority."

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#WorldDiabetesDay: Fatima Cassim on the importance of teams

#WorldDiabetesDay: Fatima Cassim on the importance of teams
In the UK it is estimated that the cost of management of diabetes foot ulcers and its complications is approximately £1 billion per year, approximately 1% of the total NHS budget.

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#WorldDiabetesDay - Nurses make the difference

#WorldDiabetesDay - Nurses make the difference
This world diabetes day, as well as raising awareness of diabetes, we should be celebrating the contribution our nursing colleagues make to the lives of people with diabetes.

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