coronavirus

College joins calls for a rapid review of COVID-19 position as we prepare for the future

College joins calls for a rapid review of COVID-19 position as we prepare for the future

College President Professor Jackie Taylor joined with leaders of Royal Colleges and other leading health organisations to call on the leaders of theleading UK political parties to establish a transparent rapid review of where we are and what needs to be done to prevent and prepare for a second wave of COVID-19.

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New JRCPTB “Training matters” newsletter

New JRCPTB “Training matters” newsletter

The Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board (JRCPTB) has published its latest digital newsletter. “Training matters”.

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College responds to report on the impact of COVID-19 on BAME groups

College responds to report on the impact of COVID-19 on BAME groups

Speaking following the publication of Public Health England’s report “Beyond the data: Understanding the impact of COVID-19 on BAME groups”, College President Professor Jackie Taylor welcomed the report, and called on government to quickly develop plans to implements the recommendations.

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Obesity and COVID-19: are they linked?

Obesity and COVID-19: are they linked?

Our College has joined with Obesity Action Scotland to publish a joint briefing on the links between obesity and COVID-19. In this guest post, Obesity Action Scotland’s Christina Sabbagh gives the background.

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College to host top medical experts to learn leadership lessons of COVID-19

College to host top medical experts to learn leadership lessons of COVID-19

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow is bringing together some of the UK’s foremost health leaders for an online event on Tuesday 26th May to learn the leadership lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Colleges plan to resume surgical exams in September 2020

Colleges plan to resume surgical exams in September 2020

The Intercollegiate Committee for Basic Surgical Examinations (ICBSE) and the four Surgical Royal Colleges are intending to resume examination activity for the MRCS and DO-HNS from September 2020, dependant on relevant Government and Scientific advice.

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College hosts expert session on doctors’ wellbeing

College hosts expert session on doctors’ wellbeing

The wellbeing of healthcare professionals will be pushed to the top of the policy agenda when the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow holds its next webinar tomorrow at 6pm GMT (Tuesday 12th May 2020).

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Position Statement on risks of health care workers contracting COVID-19 as part of their contact with patients

Position Statement on risks of health care workers contracting COVID-19 as part of their contact with patients

BAME individuals play an important part in supporting and providing our NHS wherever they work in the NHS. While every death in active service is important and regrettable, if these individuals are disproportionately affected specific steps to protect them may be necessary.

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COVID-19: looking after bereaved families

COVID-19: looking after bereaved families

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and Faculties in Scotland (“the Scottish Academy”) has published new “ethical and practical principles” – in partnership with the Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow – to ensure excellent care for bereaved families both during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

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College offers support to new “PPE Tsar” for England

College offers support to new “PPE Tsar” for England

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has joined with the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh to write to Lord Paul Deighton, the newly appointed advisor to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on PPE.

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