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Caring for doctors, Caring for patients

Caring for doctors, Caring for patients

In September 2019, Professor Michael West, Professor of Organisational Psychology at Lancaster University Management School and Senior Visiting Fellow at The King’s Fund presented at “Making Life Work Better”, a one-day conference run in partnership with our college, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board and Medics against Violence.

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College calls for action to support SAS doctors following GMC report

College calls for action to support SAS doctors following GMC report

A concerted effort by employers, regulators and others in the sector is required to support doctors in Specialty and Associate Specialist (SAS) and Locally Employed (LE) roles, following the publication of a new survey by the General Medical Council (GMC) today (Thursday 9th January).

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College calls for flexible working plan for doctors

College calls for flexible working plan for doctors

The General Medical Council’s new report, “The state of medical education and practice in the UK 2019” has been published today (18 December 2018). The report highlights changing approaches to work-life balance and career development, which will impact on UK health services’ ability to plan for patient demand. Speaking about the publication, the President of our College, Professor Jackie Taylor said:

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College welcomes new report on clinical leadership

College welcomes new report on clinical leadership

College President Professor Jackie Taylor has welcomed a report published today (Wednesday) by the General Medical Council, which finds that good leadership and positive cultures are vital to healthcare and patient safety.

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Action needed to support trainee doctors’ wellbeing

Action needed to support trainee doctors’ wellbeing

The GMC’s 2019 National Training Survey has highlighted that the issue of burnout remains a significant concern for the medical profession. More than 39% of doctors in training say their work is emotionally exhausting, and almost 25% are feeling burnt out because of their work.

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GMC report highlights need for a learning culture in the NHS

GMC report highlights need for a learning culture in the NHS

The General Medical Council (GMC) today (Tuesday 25th June) published independent research, by Dr Doyin Atewologun and Roger Kline, which explores why some groups of doctors are referred to the regulator more than others.

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Read Dame Clare Marx on Clinical Leadership

Read Dame Clare Marx on Clinical Leadership

On 7 March Dame Clare Marx, the current chair of the GMC delivered first President’s Leadership Lecture of the year on the subject of clinical leadership. In this edited transcript of her lecture, Dame Clare sets out what she sees as the increasing demands placed on the medical profession, and how leadership can make a tangible difference to patient care.

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GMC Chair: “Clinical Leaders – patients need you!”

GMC Chair: “Clinical Leaders – patients need you!”

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow is proud to announce that the next event in the series of President’s Leadership Lectures will be delivered by Dame Clare Marx, the new Chair of the GMC. Dame Clare will deliver the lecture on the topic of “Clinical leaders – patients need you!”. This prestigious event, which will be held on 7 March 2019 at 6.30pm

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College congratulates new Chair of the GMC

College congratulates new Chair of the GMC

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has congratulated Dame Clare Marx on her appointment today as the new Chair of the GMC. Dame Clare will succeed Professor Sir Terrence Stephenson when she takes up her post in January 2019.

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The case of Hadiza Bawa-Garba v GMC

The case of Hadiza Bawa-Garba v GMC

Statement from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

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