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College appointments – Dental Education Board and FRCS Part 2 Group

College appointments – Dental Education Board and FRCS Part 2 Group

The College has appointed new members to our boards and groups. Shalini Kanagasingam has become a member of the Dental Education, Training and Professional Development Board. Dr Ali Ali-Ani has been appointed to the FRCS Part 2 examination: Part 2 Group. Shalini Kanagasingam Shalini Kanagasingam commenced specialist training at King’s College London in 2006 obtaining […]

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Safe and secure – running exams in a pandemic

Safe and secure – running exams in a pandemic

On the 23rd March this year we closed the doors to our College buildings in Glasgow. With the spread of COVID-19 on the rise, the Scottish Government joined with the other administrations across the UK to put the country on lockdown. Offices and non-essential shops were closed, along with public spaces such as libraries, communal parks and playgrounds, and places of worship.

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Obesity and COVID-19: are they linked? An update of the evidence

Obesity and COVID-19: are they linked? An update of the evidence

In June this year we reviewed evidence published throughout the COVID-19 pandemic that suggested a potential link between obesity and severity of COVID-19. Since then, evidence has continued to emerge, and while some limitations remain, it has become clear: there is an association between obesity, severity and worse outcomes from COVID-19.

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BMA COVID-19 memorial for Healthcare Workers – 15 September

BMA COVID-19 memorial for Healthcare Workers – 15 September

We would encourage all members of our College community to take part in observing a minute’s silence on Tuesday 15th September for those who put their health at risk, caring for patients during the worst of COVID-19.

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Surgical trainees in the Independent Sector – Intercollegiate Statement

Surgical trainees in the Independent Sector – Intercollegiate Statement

The Presidents of the four Royal Surgical Colleges in the UK and Ireland have issued the following joint statement following the announcement today by NHSE of an agreement to allow surgeons in training access to independent hospital operating lists.

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Royal College honours Social Bite’s Josh Littlejohn and Alice Thompson

Royal College honours Social Bite’s Josh Littlejohn and Alice Thompson

Social Bite founders Josh Littlejohn and Alice Thompson will today (4 September 2020) be awarded the 2020 President’s Medal Honorary Fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. The College’s President’s Medal is awarded annually to mark outstanding work in the community either locally, nationally or internationally by a Fellow of the College.

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