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Today’s top COVID-19 news

Today’s top COVID-19 news

The UK’s top health news on Tuesday 27 October 2020

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How should we tackle growing health inequalities?

How should we tackle growing health inequalities?

Three of the UK’s most prominent experts in public health will discuss what can be done to address growing health inequalities in the latest of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow’s webinars on Tuesday 20 October 2020.

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College responds to COVID-19 new guidance and restrictions

College responds to COVID-19 new guidance and restrictions

As the number of cases of COVID-19 continue to increase across the UK, governments in all four nations have taken action to get the virus under control. This has resulted in new guidance and restrictions being implemented both regionally and nationally, with more expected in some parts of England over the next week.

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Behind the scenes of this week’s Virtual Diploma Ceremony

Behind the scenes of this week’s Virtual Diploma Ceremony

For many of us at the College, our Diploma Ceremonies are the highlight of the College year.

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College joins calls to protect renters during COVID-19 pandemic

College joins calls to protect renters during COVID-19 pandemic

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has joined with 15 other public health bodies in the UK to call on the UK Government to extend their current eviction ban and protect renters. We’re joined together to write to the Housing Minister Robert Jenrick MP to raise concerns about the increased risk of COVID-19 likely to be faced by people who are made homeless. The letter calls for the UK Government to:

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College’s HOPE Foundation supports art therapy charity

College’s HOPE Foundation supports art therapy charity

Teapot Trust has been awarded £8,500 from the College’s grant-making programme the HOPE Foundation. These vital funds will enable the charity to provide crucial art therapy services for young Rheumatology patients and their families, who normally attend the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow.

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Top Tips For New Doctors – Dr Jey Selwyn

Top Tips For New Doctors – Dr Jey Selwyn

Following our series on Tip Tips for New Doctors, one of our College Tutors and Consultant Physician at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Dr Jey Selwyn gave his own top tips on becoming a doctor.

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Obesity Action Scotland – changing lifestyles under COVID-19

Obesity Action Scotland – changing lifestyles under COVID-19

The Programme Lead at Obesity Action Scotland, Lorraine Tulloch, has written for the latest edition of membership magazine “voice”. You can read this below and College members can view the full edition of “voice” by logging into their online dashboard account.

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The pandemic and the College’s Heritage

The pandemic and the College’s Heritage

In the latest edition of our membership magazine “voice”, our College’s Deputy Head of Heritage, Ross McGregor discusses how the work of our Heritage team has adapted during lockdown. A copy of this is below and College Members can read the full magazine by logging into their online dashboard account.

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Professor Balram Bhargava Awarded the President’s Medal

Professor Balram Bhargava Awarded the President’s Medal

Our College awards the President’s Medal each year to mark outstanding work by one of our Members or Fellows. This year’s recipient was Balram Bhargava, Professor of Cardiology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences and was featured in the latest edition of our membership magazine “voice”. The feature is below and College Members can read the full magazine by logging into their online dashboard account.

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