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Today’s top COVID-19 news

Today’s top COVID-19 news

The UK’s top health news on Friday 7 May 2021

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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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A chance for real change in the NHS after COVID-19

A chance for real change in the NHS after COVID-19

While the pandemic has brought the best out of our NHS and its staff, it has also highlighted and exacerbated the ongoing challenges that we have faced in recent years.

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Royal College donates £5,000 to urgent appeal for Malawi

Royal College donates £5,000 to urgent appeal for Malawi

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has donated £5,000 to assist an urgent appeal for medical supplies to assist hospitals fight the COVID-19 pandemic in Malawi.

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Guest blog: Urgent appeal to help Malawi gain vital medical equipment to assist fight against COVID

Guest blog: Urgent appeal to help Malawi gain vital medical equipment to assist fight against COVID

As Malawi is hit by a second, more lethal wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, an urgent appeal is underway by the Scotland-Malawi Partnership to provide urgent medical equipment to the southern African country.

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President of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow welcomes Feeley review of Adult Social Care in Scotland

President of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow welcomes Feeley review of Adult Social Care in Scotland

Professor Jackie Taylor, President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, has welcomed the publication of the Feeley review of Adult Social Care in Scotland.

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College Vice President reaches out to dental students

College Vice President reaches out to dental students

College Vice President (Dental) and Dean of the Faculty of Dental Surgery, Mr Andy Edwards has reached out to dental students in Scotland following the recent announcement they will be required to extend their training by up to an additional year.

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