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Today’s top COVID-19 news

Today’s top COVID-19 news

The UK’s top health news on Tuesday 22 December 2020

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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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College online services from 26 November

College online services from 26 November

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

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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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