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Leadership development programme - Tomorrow's Strategic Leader

The Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management's Tomorrow's Strategic Leader programme is currently open for applications. The programme is an expert-driven leadership development programme designed for consultants, senior trainees and GPs.

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College statement on NICE guideline on Cannabis-based medicinal products

College statement on NICE guideline on Cannabis-based medicinal products
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published its guideline on Cannabis-based medicinal products.

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Great Minds: The Brain in Medicine, Surgery and Psychiatry

Great Minds: The Brain in Medicine, Surgery and Psychiatry
Writing for the latest edition of our membership magazine "voice", our Deputy Head of Heritage Ross McGregor explains the College's new exhibition. College Members can read the full magazine through our website.

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Response to improvements in child dental health

Response to improvements in child dental health
A joint letter has been written to Joe FitzPatrick, the Minister for Public Health, Sport and Wellbeing in response to the announcement there has been a significant long-term decrease in the number of childhood fillings and tooth extractions in the Scotland since 2000-01.

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Doctors’ pensions tax issue now having a real impact on patient care

Doctors’ pensions tax issue now having a real impact on patient care
The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer and the Secretary of State for Health (attached) calling on them to urgently address the pensions tax issue that is causing many of the UK’s most senior doctors to reduce their overtime or leave the NHS altogether.

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Our new Fellowship Pack

Our new Fellowship Pack
Last week our UK-based Fellows began to receive their new Fellowship Pack from the college, containing our new Fellowship Pin, the latest edition of “voice” (our membership magazine) and some information on the recent work of the college.

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Founder’s Day Service – Glasgow Cathedral

Founder’s Day Service – Glasgow Cathedral
Each year, members of College Council and Faculty Boards participate in a service at Glasgow Cathedral to mark the anniversary of the founding of the College and afterwards, to lay a wreath on the tomb of Maister Peter Lowe which is in the Cathedral graveyard. This is a colourful occasion including a formal gowned procession.

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