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President reflects on Dame Clare Marx announcement

President reflects on Dame Clare Marx announcement

College President, Professor Jackie Taylor has expressed her thanks and best wishes to Dame Clare Marx as she steps down from the role of Chair of the GMC following a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.

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College President and Global Health Group’s joint statement on UK Government Foreign Aid Funding Cut

College President and Global Health Group’s joint statement on UK Government Foreign Aid Funding Cut

Professor Jackie Taylor, President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, has expressed her disappointment following yesterday’s vote in the UK Parliament to keep the reduction in budget for international development from 0.7% to 0.5% of national income.

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Gradual approach to easing restrictions welcomed

Gradual approach to easing restrictions welcomed

Following the Scottish First Minister’s announcement today regarding further easing of restrictions in Scotland, President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, Professor Jackie Taylor, has welcomed the recognition of a need for a gradual approach that minimises the impact on NHS recovery.

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College President pays tribute to NHS for 73-year anniversary and George Cross

College President pays tribute to NHS for 73-year anniversary and George Cross

Professor Jackie Taylor, President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, has welcomed the news that the tireless work carried out by NHS staff since the start of the pandemic has been recognised by the Queen.

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Congratulations to Jackie Taylor on her retirement from NHS

Congratulations to Jackie Taylor on her retirement from NHS

Our College community sends warm and heartfelt congratulations to our President, Professor Jackie Taylor who retires today from clinical work after dedicating 38 years of service to the NHS.

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Junk food advertising restrictions welcomed by Dental Faculty and Obesity Action Scotland

Junk food advertising restrictions welcomed by Dental Faculty and Obesity Action Scotland

The Dental Faculty of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and Obesity Action Scotland (OAS) have jointly welcomed the UK Government’s decision to introduce a post 9pm ban on advertising high fat sugar and salt (HFSS) food together with a number of online restrictions.

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Dentists play a vital role in detection of oral cancer

Dentists play a vital role in detection of oral cancer

The dental profession was disappointed to hear of the statement made by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health and Social care, Jo Churchill, in response to a question posed by Labour MP Peter Dowd around the benefits of regular dental check-ups in ensuring early diagnosis of oral cancer.

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