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Today’s top COVID-19 news

Today’s top COVID-19 news

The UK’s top health news on Friday 23 July 2021

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Gradual approach to easing restrictions welcomed

Gradual approach to easing restrictions welcomed

Following the Scottish First Minister’s announcement today regarding further easing of restrictions in Scotland, President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, Professor Jackie Taylor, has welcomed the recognition of a need for a gradual approach that minimises the impact on NHS recovery.

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The COVID-19 pandemic is not over and it will not be over on 19 July

The COVID-19 pandemic is not over and it will not be over on 19 July

While getting back to normal life is what everyone wants, it is essential that we all take a responsible approach when restrictions are formally lifted.

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Mitigating against the harms of COVID-19 on oral health: Prioritising Equity and Inclusion

Mitigating against the harms of COVID-19 on oral health: Prioritising Equity and Inclusion

The Consultant in Dental Public Health/Chief Administrative Dental Officers group remains committed to working with Scottish Government and other partners to progress the equitable remobilisation of dental and oral health services.

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College welcomes New Deal for Surgery report

College welcomes New Deal for Surgery report

Professor Jackie Taylor, President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, has welcomed the new report New Deal for Surgery, published by the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

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College welcome to Scotland’s new Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care

College welcome to Scotland’s new Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care

This week Humza Yousaf MSP was appointed Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care in the new Scottish Government following the 6 May Scottish Parliament elections.

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College statement on Health Enhancing UK action and promoting equity of access to global COVID-19 vaccines

College statement on Health Enhancing UK action and promoting equity of access to global COVID-19 vaccines

Professor Jackie Taylor, President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has endorsed the statement from the Faculty of Public Health Enhancing UK action and promoting equity of access to global COVID-19 vaccines.

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College President sends message of support to all colleagues in India

College President sends message of support to all colleagues in India

On behalf of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, President, Professor Jackie Taylor has sent a message of support to all colleagues in India and their families around the world.

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College statement on COVID-19 vaccine updated guidance

College statement on COVID-19 vaccine updated guidance

Professor Jackie Taylor, President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, has issued the following comment following the publication of updated guidance from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) on the efficacy and safety of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

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College President’s interview from BBC Radio Scotland

College President’s interview from BBC Radio Scotland

College President Professor Jackie Taylor was interviewed on BBC Radio Scotland’s Good Morning Scotland today (7 April), in a discussion with Dr Lewis Morrison, Chair of BMA Scotland. The interview focused on what is happening in hospitals now that COVID-19 cases have been falling and what is likely to happen as the NHS remobilises.

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