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Out of Africa for Glasgow Royal doctor

Out of Africa for Glasgow Royal doctor

A senior Glasgow doctor has completed his eighth trip to Malawi, taking life-saving equipment and expertise to help patients with serious upper gastrointestinal disease.

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The feel good factor about a choir

The feel good factor about a choir

In a new blog from our Honorary Librarian Dr Morven McElroy, she explains about singing in Glasgow Royal Infirmary’s Choir and the positive wellbeing benefits of this.

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Royal College awards Honorary Fellowships

Royal College awards Honorary Fellowships

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow have conferred two new Honorary Fellowships at our Admission Ceremony in Glasgow last week.

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Could a grant from the HOPE Foundation help your project improve people’s health?

Could a grant from the HOPE Foundation help your project improve people’s health?

Are you involved with a project or organisation which is making a positive difference to people’s health? Do you have an idea for a project which would make a positive impact on people’s health locally, nationally or internationally? If so, a grant from the College’s HOPE Foundation may be able to help you.

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Founder’s Day Service – Glasgow Cathedral

Founder’s Day Service – Glasgow Cathedral

Each year, members of College Council and Faculty Boards participate in a service at Glasgow Cathedral to mark the anniversary of the founding of the College and afterwards, to lay a wreath on the tomb of Maister Peter Lowe which is in the Cathedral graveyard. This is a colourful occasion including a formal gowned procession.

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College provides HOPE for the Glasgow Winter Night Shelter

College provides HOPE for the Glasgow Winter Night Shelter

The HOPE Foundation supports the principles of volunteerism and philanthropy shown by the Fellows and Members of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow since its formation in 1599. As part of a feature written for the latest edition of our membership magazine “voice”, you can read about a grant to the Glasgow City Mission’s Glasgow Winter Night Shelter. A copy of this is below and College Members can read the full magazine through our website.

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Guest blog: The First Women Licentiates

Guest blog: The First Women Licentiates

In a guest post by our Honorary Librarian, Dr Morven McElroy looks at the stories of the first women licensed to practice medicine and surgery at the College in the 19th century.

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Robert Fletcher Deane Obituary

Robert Fletcher Deane Obituary

Fletcher Deane, who has died aged 80, was one of Scotland’s leading urological surgeons. He was widely respected, nationally and internationally, oversaw the introduction of the changes in urological training following the Calman Report and from 1998 – 2000 was President of the British Association of Urological Surgeons.

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