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Professor Balram Bhargava Awarded the President’s Medal

Professor Balram Bhargava Awarded the President’s Medal

Our College awards the President’s Medal each year to mark outstanding work by one of our Members or Fellows. This year’s recipient was Balram Bhargava, Professor of Cardiology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences and was featured in the latest edition of our membership magazine “voice”. The feature is below and College Members can read the full magazine by logging into their online dashboard account.

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Royal College calls for greater uptake of flu vaccine amongst health and care workers

Royal College calls for greater uptake of flu vaccine amongst health and care workers

Special efforts should be made to increase the uptake of this year’s influenza vaccine amongst health and social care workers, says one of the UK’s leading medical bodies. The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow says that getting more staff immunised is vital to ensuring that the NHS can effectively cope with the expected increase in demand that the health service will face this winter. The call comes the week after the UK government announced that it was to extend its flu immunisation scheme to include all those over 50, and the publication of a report by the Academy of Medical Sciences which identified a range of challenges likely to face the health and care system this winter, including:

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From the President

From the President

In the latest edition of our membership magazine “voice”, our President Professor Jackie Taylor has written an update on her work on your behalf. The full update is below. College Members can read the full magazine by logging into their online dashboard account.

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Radical shakeup of emergency care is needed to protect patients

Radical shakeup of emergency care is needed to protect patients

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges has written to The Times to emphasise a change to emergency care is needed to protect patients.

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Top Tips For New Doctors

Top Tips For New Doctors

College President Professor Jackie Taylor introduces Top Tips for New Doctors – how to take care of yourselves and each other, written by doctors for doctors.

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From our President: COVID-19, equality and re-mobilising the NHS

From our President: COVID-19, equality and re-mobilising the NHS

In a period where all of our personal and work lives have already faced enormous challenges, the past couple of weeks must have been particularly difficult for our Fellows and Members across the world who are from the BAME communities.

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COVID-19: Survey shows that 1 in 3 doctors face mental health challenges

COVID-19: Survey shows that 1 in 3 doctors face mental health challenges

Responding today to the survey by BMA Scotland published today (Tuesday 21st April) which showed that a third of doctors said that during this pandemic, they were currently suffering from depression, anxiety, stress, burnout, emotional distress or other mental health condition relating to or made worse by their work, Professor Jackie Taylor, President of the […]

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Availability of Personal Protective Equipment

Availability of Personal Protective Equipment

We were concerned to learn through media reports at the weekend about potential shortages of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) across NHS England, and the change in guidance which was issued by Public Health England in response to this matter.

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COVID-19: College President and Lord Provost of Glasgow send an open letter to Glaswegians

COVID-19: College President and Lord Provost of Glasgow send an open letter to Glaswegians

The Lord Provost of Glasgow and College President Professor Jackie Taylor, have written a joint letter to the citizens of Glasgow with regard to the current health crisis.

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President’s Leadership Lecture with Dr Doyin Atewologun

President’s Leadership Lecture with Dr Doyin Atewologun

On 4 March 2020, the College will hold its latest President’s Leadership Lecture. This evening lecture will be delivered by Dr Doyin Atewologun, the Director of the Gender, Leadership and Inclusion Centre at Cranfield School of Management.

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