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The state of medical education and practice in the UK

The state of medical education and practice in the UK

This year’s report found that, despite the pressures caused by COVID-19, 89% of doctors experienced at least one positive change during the pandemic. But BME doctors were less likely to share the positive experiences reported by many of their white counterparts:

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College welcomes progress on COVID-19 testing for NHS staff and patients

College welcomes progress on COVID-19 testing for NHS staff and patients

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Scotland has today (Thursday 26th November 2020) welcomed the announcement by the Scottish Government of new testing guidance for NHS staff and patients.

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College Annual General Meeting 2020

College Annual General Meeting 2020

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow will hold its virtual AGM on Friday 4 December 2020. During the AGM, College Council elections results will be announced. By voting in these elections, eligible Fellows and Members will be playing a vital part in the governance of the College. This ensures that those with […]

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BLOG: Discharging patients from hospitals to care homes

BLOG: Discharging patients from hospitals to care homes

“Discharge planning is a complex process. Clinical decisions are never taken lightly, but thoughtfully, carefully and compassionately and always with the patient at the heart of the process.”

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College online services – 26 November to 1 December 2020

College online services – 26 November to 1 December 2020

In preparation for the installation of new and improved software, some of our online services will be temporarily affected.

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College supports new restrictions in Scotland to keep people safe and protect the NHS

College supports new restrictions in Scotland to keep people safe and protect the NHS

The President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow today declared the College’s support for the new restrictions announced by Scotland’s First Minister today (Tuesday 17th November) as a means to reduce community transmission of COVID-19, and in turn save lives and protect the NHS. In a statement to the Scottish Parliament, […]

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#WorldDiabetesDay: Diabetes care and management

#WorldDiabetesDay: Diabetes care and management

In our final guest blog to mark #WorldDiabetesDay 2020, Deborah Wilson from our Faculty of Podiatric Medicine Executive Board writes about the work of podiatrists and nurses in diabetes care and management.

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College welcomes new framework for the prioritisation of clinical care in Scotland

College welcomes new framework for the prioritisation of clinical care in Scotland

“It’s right that all patients get the treatment they need and that we should seek to prevent backlogs of cases wherever possible, but our NHS services need to be able to find the right balance so that those patients who have the greatest clinical need are always able to be treated as a priority.”

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#WorldDiabetesDay: Fatima Cassim on the importance of teams

#WorldDiabetesDay: Fatima Cassim on the importance of teams

In the UK it is estimated that the cost of management of diabetes foot ulcers and its complications is approximately £1 billion per year, approximately 1% of the total NHS budget.

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