Position Statement on risks of health care workers contracting COVID-19 as part of their contact with patients
BAME individuals play an important part in supporting and providing our NHS wherever they work in the NHS. While every death in active service is important and regrettable, if these individuals are disproportionately affected specific steps to protect them may be necessary.
President’s Leadership Lecture with Dr Doyin Atewologun
On 4 March 2020, the College will hold its latest President’s Leadership Lecture. This evening lecture will be delivered by Dr Doyin Atewologun, the Director of the Gender, Leadership and Inclusion Centre at Cranfield School of Management.
In the latest edition of our membership magazine “voice”, our President Professor Jackie Taylor has written an update on her work on your behalf. The full update is below. College Members can read the full magazine online.
College calls for action to support SAS doctors following GMC report
A concerted effort by employers, regulators and others in the sector is required to support doctors in Specialty and Associate Specialist (SAS) and Locally Employed (LE) roles, following the publication of a new survey by the General Medical Council (GMC) today (Thursday 9th January).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).