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Clinical Guidance and Ethical Framework

Clinical Guidance and Ethical Framework

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow welcomes the COVID-19: Ethical advice and support framework published by the Chief Medical Officer for Scotland today.

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COVID-19: Daily UK Media Update, 3 April 2020

COVID-19: Daily UK Media Update, 3 April 2020

During this current health crisis, we are temporarily publishing our daily news update, which is also emailed to our Fellows and Members and Fellows. If you are a member of the College and would like to receive these daily updates, please log in to the College Dashboard and update your settings.

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COVID-19: Daily UK Media Update, 2 April 2020

COVID-19: Daily UK Media Update, 2 April 2020

During this current health crisis, we are temporarily publishing our daily news update, which is also emailed to our Fellows and Members and Fellows. If you are a member of the College and would like to receive these daily updates, please log in to the College Dashboard and update your settings.

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Ethical guidance published for frontline staff dealing with COVID-19 pandemic

Ethical guidance published for frontline staff dealing with COVID-19 pandemic

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has collaborated with the Royal College of Physicians of London and a range of other health bodies to publish ethical guidance for frontline staff dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, supported by more than a dozen other health organisations.

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COVID-19: Daily UK Media Update, 1 April 2020

COVID-19: Daily UK Media Update, 1 April 2020

During this current health crisis, we are temporarily publishing our daily news update, which is also emailed to our Fellows and Members and Fellows. If you are a member of the College and would like to receive these daily updates, please log in to the College Dashboard and update your settings. In addition to our […]

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SDCEP guide to Management of Acute Dental Problems during COVID-19 Pandemic

SDCEP guide to Management of Acute Dental Problems during COVID-19 Pandemic

Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme has modified its guidance on management of commonly presenting oral conditions for use during the COVID-19 pandemic. The new Management of Acute Dental Problems during COVID-19 Pandemic guide is available now on the SDCEP website.

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Northern Ireland: Royal Colleges call for rapid deployment of PPE and testing of workers across all levels of healthcare system

Northern Ireland: Royal Colleges call for rapid deployment of PPE and testing of workers across all levels of healthcare system

Healthcare workers from domiciliary care to intensive care should be given the appropriate quantity and level of personal protection equipment (PPE) and rapid access to testing in readiness for Northern Ireland’s Covid-19 surge.

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Latest COVID-19 update for doctors and healthcare professionals – Friday 27 March 2020

Latest COVID-19 update for doctors and healthcare professionals – Friday 27 March 2020

Jane Chiodini, Dean of our Faculty of Travel Medicine, has written for our blog on the latest news and updates on coronavirus/COVID-19.

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COVID-19: College President and Lord Provost of Glasgow send an open letter to Glaswegians

COVID-19: College President and Lord Provost of Glasgow send an open letter to Glaswegians

The Lord Provost of Glasgow and College President Professor Jackie Taylor, have written a joint letter to the citizens of Glasgow with regard to the current health crisis.

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Advanced Life Support (ALS) certification and working in acute medicine

Advanced Life Support (ALS) certification and working in acute medicine

Trainees will be aware that possession of a current ALS certificate is a mandatory requirement for training in the acute medical specialties, including core medical training/internal medicine training. As the pandemic with COVID-19 has struck, ALS courses have been suspended preventing trainees from immediate renewal of their certification and preventing others whose ALS certification has lapsed for a more prolonged period, from renewing. Ensuring capability for any specific task lies, of course, with the medical director of the employing organisation but in the absence of a certificating course the following is suggested:

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