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The UK's top health news on Friday 7 May 2021

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College statement on Health Enhancing UK action and promoting equity of access to global COVID-19 vaccines

College statement on Health Enhancing UK action and promoting equity of access to global COVID-19 vaccines
Professor Jackie Taylor, President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has endorsed the statement from the Faculty of Public Health Enhancing UK action and promoting equity of access to global COVID-19 vaccines.

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£11,000 raised for the HOPE Foundation at Kilt Walk 2021

£11,000 raised for the HOPE Foundation at Kilt Walk 2021
A team of walkers including College Fellows, Members and staff walked more than 300 miles over the weekend for the annual Scottish Kilt Walk. The team were supported along the way by words of encouragement and very generous donations from friends and colleagues. Together, our College community has successfully raised more than £11,000 for the Foundation.

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College President sends message of support to all colleagues in India

College President sends message of support to all colleagues in India
On behalf of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, President, Professor Jackie Taylor has sent a message of support to all colleagues in India and their families around the world.

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Royal College confers three new Honorary Fellowships

Royal College confers three new Honorary Fellowships
Three new Honorary Fellowships were conferred by the College at our second Virtual Diploma Ceremony on 15 April. The prestigious awards were made to senior clinicians from across the world, who have made huge contributions to healthcare.

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Joint statement from the British Medical Association and the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and Faculties in Scotland

Joint statement from the British Medical Association and the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and Faculties in Scotland
In the lead-up to the Scottish Parliament elections on 6 May 2021, the British Medical Association and the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and Faculties in Scotland have issued a joint statement. The statement warns that all political parties and their candidates standing for election should not raise unrealistic public expectation of the NHS in Scotland, without establishing how these promises can be fulfilled and in the timescales given.

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Difficult Conversations: Consent for organ donation: how the law has changed

Difficult Conversations: Consent for organ donation: how the law has changed
Transplantation of organs have altered the lives of many people who otherwise would have died. Since the first kidney transplants in the 1960s in the UK there have been successful introduction of liver, heart, lung, pancreas and small bowel.

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