Wellbeing

The Season of Good Wellbeing starts tomorrow!

The Season of Good Wellbeing starts tomorrow!

Starting tomorrow (1 December) we’ll be starting our new campaign – “A Season of Good Wellbeing”.

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Human Factors Conference – Thursday 21 November 2019

Human Factors Conference – Thursday 21 November 2019

A conference being run by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow this Thursday will examine human factors and their relevance to mistakes.

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College welcomes publication of new independent report into the wellbeing of doctors and medical students

College welcomes publication of new independent report into the wellbeing of doctors and medical students

The General Medical Council (GMC) have published a new independent report by Professor Michael West and Dame Denise Coia following a UK-wide review into the wellbeing of doctors and medical students.

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Will calorie information appear on all the menus in the UK?

Will calorie information appear on all the menus in the UK?

Obesity Action Scotland’s Dr Anna Gryka-MacPhail has written an update for our membership magazine “voice”. College Members can read the full magazine through our website. In this article, Anna explains about calorie information potentially being on menus across the UK.

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Response to improvements in child dental health

Response to improvements in child dental health

A joint letter has been written to Joe FitzPatrick, the Minister for Public Health, Sport and Wellbeing in response to the announcement there has been a significant long-term decrease in the number of childhood fillings and tooth extractions in the Scotland since 2000-01.

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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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President’s Update – autumn 2019

President’s Update – autumn 2019

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 through our website.

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Doctors stressed and overworked, says new GMC report

Doctors stressed and overworked, says new GMC report

College President Professor Jackie Taylor has called for government to act now to address the growing workforce crisis in the NHS. The call follows the publication of new research which shows that over two-thirds of doctors work over their rostered hours on a weekly basis.

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

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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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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