Workforce

College President endorses report on NHS and Social Care burnout

College President endorses report on NHS and Social Care burnout

Professor Jackie Taylor, President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has endorsed the findings of a new report Workforce burnout and resilience in the NHS and social care which concludes that an overhaul is needed to tackle NHS and social care workforce burnout which has now reached a state of emergency.

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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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A chance for real change in the NHS after COVID-19

A chance for real change in the NHS after COVID-19

While the pandemic has brought the best out of our NHS and its staff, it has also highlighted and exacerbated the ongoing challenges that we have faced in recent years.

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Citations for Applications for Clinical Excellence Awards 2021

Citations for Applications for Clinical Excellence Awards 2021

The College was pleased to assess applicants for Clinical Excellence Awards (CEA) in England and Wales earlier this month. CEA awards are not available in Scotland although Merit Awards still exist for those who received them in the past and are still working. They can be renewed but do not require citations.

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BMA Scotland Consultants Report 2021 – Our response

BMA Scotland Consultants Report 2021 – Our response

The President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, Professor Jackie Taylor has commented on the publication today (Friday 26 March 2021) of the British Medical Association Scotland (BMA) Report on consultant retention in the NHS 2021.

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College President Jackie Taylor’s update: Faith, hope and kindness

College President Jackie Taylor’s update: Faith, hope and kindness

For many of us working in healthcare in the UK over the past couple of months, it’s sometimes been difficult to see much beyond the end of the day. The sharp increase in the number of hospitalised patients with COVID-19 has been relentless: our health service and teams have been stretched to the limit and at times beyond that.

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Time to heal: College President Jackie Taylor’s update

Time to heal: College President Jackie Taylor’s update

“Recovery and then renewal”. These four words in the title of a recent King’s Fund report by Michael West and Suzie Bailey really hit home to me. It is a simple message that we all need hear. We cannot expect to deliver the best care for our patients, if we are at the limit of our own reserves.

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Concerns regarding IMY3 standalone post

Concerns regarding IMY3 standalone post

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has heard trainee concerns regarding allocation of IMY3 posts both in Scotland and in England.

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College raises concerns around allocation of trainee posts in NHS England

College raises concerns around allocation of trainee posts in NHS England

President, Professor Jackie Taylor has expressed concern and disappointment regarding the distress being caused due to lack of clarity around IMY3 stand-alone posts in NHS England.

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Census of higher specialty trainees 2020/21

Census of higher specialty trainees 2020/21

The three Royal Colleges of Physicians census of higher specialty trainees is now available to complete until Wednesday 31 March 2021.

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