Inclusivity

Could a grant from the HOPE Foundation help your project improve people’s health?

Could a grant from the HOPE Foundation help your project improve people’s health?

Are you involved with a project or organisation which is making a positive difference to people’s health? Do you have an idea for a project which would make a positive impact on people’s health locally, nationally or internationally? If so, a grant from the College’s HOPE Foundation may be able to help you.

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College provides HOPE for the Glasgow Winter Night Shelter

College provides HOPE for the Glasgow Winter Night Shelter

The HOPE Foundation supports the principles of volunteerism and philanthropy shown by the Fellows and Members of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow since its formation in 1599. As part of a feature written for the latest edition of our membership magazine “voice”, you can read about a grant to the Glasgow City Mission’s Glasgow Winter Night Shelter. A copy of this is below and College Members can read the full magazine through our website.

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College and 15 others support the Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill

College and 15 others support the Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and 15 other professional healthcare bodies and charities have written to Scottish political party leaders asking them to support the Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill at the Stage 3 proceedings, taking place on Thursday 3 October 2019.

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Glasgow’s leading the way in reducing medicine’s gender gap

Glasgow’s leading the way in reducing medicine’s gender gap

Glasgow is leading the way in closing medicine’s gender gap, thanks to a new initiative which will be jointly launched today (Wednesday 5th June) by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and the University of Glasgow.

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Colleges welcome positive report on visa rules for medical practitioners

Colleges welcome positive report on visa rules for medical practitioners

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, the Royal College of Physicians of London and the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh have issued a joint statement following the publication of the Migration Advisory Committee’s report today (29th May).

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College commits to address gender pay gap

College commits to address gender pay gap

Speaking today following the publication of an update from the Gender Pay Gap in Medicine Review which shows that in the NHS, 2 in 3 consultants are men, and that men earn £1.17 for every £1 earned by women, College President Professor Jackie Taylor committed the College to positive action to address the issue.

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College celebrates International Women’s Day 2019

College celebrates International Women’s Day 2019

Leading women in medicine from across Scotland and the UK will gather in Glasgow this evening for a celebration of International Women’s Day at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

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Colleges call for increase in visas for physicians

Colleges call for increase in visas for physicians

Senior doctors have called on the UK government to make special provision to increase the number of doctors from outside the EEA. The call comes in response to staff shortages across the NHS, and as the health service makes preparations for when the UK leaves the EU in March 2019.

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Double first for new Dean of Travel Medicine

Double first for new Dean of Travel Medicine

Jane Chiodini MSc, RGN, RM, FFTM RCPS(Glasg) QN has taken up post as the new Dean of the College’s Faculty of Travel Medicine. Ms Chiodini is the first woman and the first nurse to hold this position in the College.

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