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Dr Alastair Ireland's top five tips for Making Life Work Better

The latest wellbeing recommendations for making healthcare professionals' life work better comes from Dr Alastair Ireland. Alastair is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Glasgow Royal Infirmary and Clinical Lead, Realistic Medicine at NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

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Scottish Medical Workforce - an outline of challenges and offer of solutions

Scottish Medical Workforce - an outline of challenges and offer of solutions
The workforce challenges facing the NHS are now the greatest current threat to the provision of quality health care in the UK. While the number of consultant posts in NHS Scotland has increased by about 15 percent in the past 5 years, these posts remain unfilled due to a shortage of doctors.

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College President receives Honorary Fellowship

College President receives Honorary Fellowship
Our College President, Professor Jackie Taylor, has been admitted to the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland as part of their annual conference, the St Luke’s Symposium.

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Guest blog: Dr Richard Hull writes on the Federation CPD approvers' meeting

Guest blog: Dr Richard Hull writes on the Federation CPD approvers' meeting
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is an important part of professional practice which is reviewed annually at Appraisal and is necessary for Revalidation. For Physicians this is a Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians’ function with an approval system for external CPD and online diary.

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Simon Fleming's top tips for Making Life Work Better

Simon Fleming's top tips for Making Life Work Better
On 12 September 2019 our College held the "Making Life Work Better" conference as part of our wellbeing focus for healthcare professionals. Following on from the tips and advice shared around the time of the conference, we have further recommendations from the speakers.

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Focus on physicians - Census of consultant physicians and higher specialty trainees 2018

Focus on physicians - Census of consultant physicians and higher specialty trainees 2018
Each year the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow partners with the Royal College of Physicians of London (RCPL) and the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE) to conduct a census of the UK’s physician workforce. The aim of the census, which is carried out by the RCP London’s Medical Workforce Unit, is to provide the three colleges, our partners and others with robust data on the state of the consultant and higher specialty trainee (HST) physician workforce in the UK.

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College statement on “Know the Score – a review of the quality of care provided to patients aged over 16 years with a new diagnosis of pulmonary embolism”

College statement on “Know the Score – a review of the quality of care provided to patients aged over 16 years with a new diagnosis of pulmonary embolism”
A review of the care provided to patients diagnosed with pulmonary embolism has been released by the National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death (NCEPOD). NCEPOD is an independent body to which a corporate commitment has been made by the Medical and Surgical Royal Colleges, Associations and Facilities related to its area of activity.

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