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Make plans to get your flu vaccination now

Make plans to get your flu vaccination now

Throughout 2020 healthcare has been dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic. As we now move into winter, we face the additional challenge of having COVID-19 circulating at the same time as seasonal flu. As a College, we want all our Fellows and Members to be healthy to benefit you, your families and your patients. Increasing the […]

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College responds to COVID-19 new guidance and restrictions

College responds to COVID-19 new guidance and restrictions

As the number of cases of COVID-19 continue to increase across the UK, governments in all four nations have taken action to get the virus under control. This has resulted in new guidance and restrictions being implemented both regionally and nationally, with more expected in some parts of England over the next week.

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Four new College Honorary Fellowships

Four new College Honorary Fellowships

Four new Honorary Fellowships were conferred by the College at our first ever Virtual Diploma Ceremony on the 4th September.

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In Memoriam – Professor Sir Neil James Douglas

In Memoriam – Professor Sir Neil James Douglas

The College is saddened to learn that our much-loved former president, Professor Sir Neil James Douglas, passed away peacefully at his home in Perthshire at the weekend.

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College calls for expansion of Scottish Medical School places

College calls for expansion of Scottish Medical School places

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has called on the Scottish Government to remove the current cap on medical school places in Scotland following the recent announcement of Higher and Advance Higher exam results.

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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. 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.

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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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