Wellbeing

BLOG: An exhausted NHS workforce faces a second wave of COVID-19

BLOG: An exhausted NHS workforce faces a second wave of COVID-19

“Clinicians everywhere however are feeling incredibly worried about the next few weeks and months. There has been considerable learning from the first wave, but much of the focus has been on “what went well?” and “what should we continue to do?” rather than “what could we have done better?” and therein lies the problem. If we fail to learn from past experience, we risk repeating the sub-optimal practices of the past.”

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Standing up for the wellbeing of our profession – changes to your appraisal

Standing up for the wellbeing of our profession – changes to your appraisal

The wellbeing of doctors can rarely have been more important, or equally more under threat.

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BMA COVID-19 memorial for Healthcare Workers – 15 September

BMA COVID-19 memorial for Healthcare Workers – 15 September

We would encourage all members of our College community to take part in observing a minute’s silence on Tuesday 15th September for those who put their health at risk, caring for patients during the worst of COVID-19.

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Obesity Action Scotland – changing lifestyles under COVID-19

Obesity Action Scotland – changing lifestyles under COVID-19

The Programme Lead at Obesity Action Scotland, Lorraine Tulloch, has written for the latest edition of membership magazine “voice”. You can read this below and College members can view the full edition of “voice” by logging into their online dashboard account.

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From the President

From the President

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 by logging into their online dashboard account.

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College hosts expert session on doctors’ wellbeing

College hosts expert session on doctors’ wellbeing

The wellbeing of healthcare professionals will be pushed to the top of the policy agenda when the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow holds its next webinar tomorrow at 6pm GMT (Tuesday 12th May 2020).

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College calls for action to support wellbeing of NHS workers

College calls for action to support wellbeing of NHS workers

Professor Jackie Taylor, the President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, has published a three-point plan to keep Scotland’s doctors and health professionals healthy as we reach the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19: Survey shows that 1 in 3 doctors face mental health challenges

COVID-19: Survey shows that 1 in 3 doctors face mental health challenges

Responding today to the survey by BMA Scotland published today (Tuesday 21st April) which showed that a third of doctors said that during this pandemic, they were currently suffering from depression, anxiety, stress, burnout, emotional distress or other mental health condition relating to or made worse by their work, Professor Jackie Taylor, President of the […]

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Energy is Rising

Energy is Rising

The Programme Lead at Obesity Action Scotland, Lorraine Tulloch, has written for the latest edition of membership magazine “voice”. You can read this below and College members can view the full edition of “voice” by logging into their online dashboard.

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Caring for doctors, Caring for patients

Caring for doctors, Caring for patients

In September 2019, Professor Michael West, Professor of Organisational Psychology at Lancaster University Management School and Senior Visiting Fellow at The King’s Fund presented at “Making Life Work Better”, a one-day conference run in partnership with our college, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board and Medics against Violence.

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