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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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Allied Health Professions Day – What does the future hold for podiatrists?

Allied Health Professions Day – What does the future hold for podiatrists?

On Allied Health Professions (AHPs) day, David Wylie, Vice Dean of the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine and Director of Professional Education reflects on the challenges and opportunities ahead for podiatry and its professional relationships.

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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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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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COVID-19 – Guidance to trainee doctors

COVID-19 – Guidance to trainee doctors

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to grow daily, the trainee committees of the three Royal Colleges of Physicians have come together to jointly publish the following statement to provide guidance to trainee doctors.

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Supporting the COVID-19 response: Guidance regarding Medical Education and Training

Supporting the COVID-19 response: Guidance regarding Medical Education and Training

The four Statutory Education Bodies covering the UK published this
open letter entitled “Supporting the COVID-19 response: Guidance regarding Medical Education and Training” on Tuesday 10th March 2020.

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Royal College responds to UK Budget announcements

Royal College responds to UK Budget announcements

Responding to the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s budget statement today (Wednesday 11th March 2020) , Professor Jackie Taylor, President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow said:

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Q&A with John Sturrock QC

Q&A with John Sturrock QC

John Sturrock QC has been described as “universally regarded as Scotland’s finest mediator” and is rated as one of the leading professional mediators in the UK. Who’s Who Legal describes him as “internationally recognised as a major player in this area”. He recently gained further prominence in the healthcare sector when his report to the Scottish Government “into Cultural Issues related to allegations of Bullying and Harassment in NHS Highland” was published last year.

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