College calls for action to support SAS doctors following GMC report
A concerted effort by employers, regulators and others in the sector is required to support doctors in Specialty and Associate Specialist (SAS) and Locally Employed (LE) roles, following the publication of a new survey by the General Medical Council (GMC) today (Thursday 9th January).
Could a grant from the HOPE Foundation help your project improve people’s health?
Are you involved with a project or organisation which is making a positive difference to people’s health? Do you have an idea for a project which would make a positive impact on people’s health locally, nationally or internationally? If so, a grant from the College’s HOPE Foundation may be able to help you.
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.
College and 15 others support the Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and 15 other professional healthcare bodies and charities have written to Scottish political party leaders asking them to support the Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill at the Stage 3 proceedings, taking place on Thursday 3 October 2019.
Glasgow’s leading the way in reducing medicine’s gender gap
Glasgow is leading the way in closing medicine’s gender gap, thanks to a new initiative which will be jointly launched today (Wednesday 5th June) by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and the University of Glasgow.
Colleges welcome positive report on visa rules for medical practitioners
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, the Royal College of Physicians of London and the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh have issued a joint statement following the publication of the Migration Advisory Committee’s report today (29th May).
Speaking today following the publication of an update from the Gender Pay Gap in Medicine Review which shows that in the NHS, 2 in 3 consultants are men, and that men earn £1.17 for every £1 earned by women, College President Professor Jackie Taylor committed the College to positive action to address the issue.
Colleges call for increase in visas for physicians
Senior doctors have called on the UK government to make special provision to increase the number of doctors from outside the EEA. The call comes in response to staff shortages across the NHS, and as the health service makes preparations for when the UK leaves the EU in March 2019.