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Statement on Foreign Aid

Statement on Foreign Aid

Professor Jackie Taylor, President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has commented on the news that the UK Government is to proceed with its planned cuts to overseas development assistance (ODA).

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Recovering the healthcare workforce and service for our patients

Recovering the healthcare workforce and service for our patients

The Scottish Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and Faculties and BMA Scotland have worked together to produce a new briefing document to ensure that the views of the healthcare workforce contribute to discussions around recovery, remobilisation and transformation of the health service in the months and years ahead.

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Mitigating against the harms of COVID-19 on oral health: Prioritising Equity and Inclusion

Mitigating against the harms of COVID-19 on oral health: Prioritising Equity and Inclusion

The Consultant in Dental Public Health/Chief Administrative Dental Officers group remains committed to working with Scottish Government and other partners to progress the equitable remobilisation of dental and oral health services.

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College welcomes New Deal for Surgery report

College welcomes New Deal for Surgery report

Professor Jackie Taylor, President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, has welcomed the new report New Deal for Surgery, published by the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

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Jane Hatfield

Jane Hatfield

It is with sadness that the College has received the news that Jane Hatfield, first CEO of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH), passed away from ovarian cancer on Saturday 22 May. Jane will be greatly missed by her family, friends and colleagues and our thoughts are with everyone who knew and loved […]

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College welcome to Scotland’s new Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care

College welcome to Scotland’s new Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care

This week Humza Yousaf MSP was appointed Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care in the new Scottish Government following the 6 May Scottish Parliament elections.

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College President and Obesity Action Scotland welcome junk food ban

College President and Obesity Action Scotland welcome junk food ban

Professor Jackie Taylor, President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has welcomed the UK Government’s intention to ban junk food advertisements from pre-9pm watershed on TV and a total online ban.

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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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