wellbeing

BLOG: An exhausted NHS workforce faces a second wave of COVID-19

BLOG: An exhausted NHS workforce faces a second wave of COVID-19

“Clinicians everywhere however are feeling incredibly worried about the next few weeks and months. There has been considerable learning from the first wave, but much of the focus has been on “what went well?” and “what should we continue to do?” rather than “what could we have done better?” and therein lies the problem. If we fail to learn from past experience, we risk repeating the sub-optimal practices of the past.”

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BMA COVID-19 memorial for Healthcare Workers – 15 September

BMA COVID-19 memorial for Healthcare Workers – 15 September

We would encourage all members of our College community to take part in observing a minute’s silence on Tuesday 15th September for those who put their health at risk, caring for patients during the worst of COVID-19.

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College welcomes committment to a dedicated workforce specialist service in Scotland

College welcomes committment to a dedicated workforce specialist service in Scotland

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has welcomed elements of the Scottish Government’s new Programme for Government.

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A healthy NHS needs healthy doctors

A healthy NHS needs healthy doctors

We’ve published the results of a survey we conducted in February 2020 on the wellbeing of consultant physicians,

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College hosts expert session on doctors’ wellbeing

College hosts expert session on doctors’ wellbeing

The wellbeing of healthcare professionals will be pushed to the top of the policy agenda when the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow holds its next webinar tomorrow at 6pm GMT (Tuesday 12th May 2020).

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College calls for action to support wellbeing of NHS workers

College calls for action to support wellbeing of NHS workers

Professor Jackie Taylor, the President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, has published a three-point plan to keep Scotland’s doctors and health professionals healthy as we reach the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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College welcomes publication of new independent report into the wellbeing of doctors and medical students

College welcomes publication of new independent report into the wellbeing of doctors and medical students

The General Medical Council (GMC) have published a new independent report by Professor Michael West and Dame Denise Coia following a UK-wide review into the wellbeing of doctors and medical students.

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Doctors stressed and overworked, says new GMC report

Doctors stressed and overworked, says new GMC report

College President Professor Jackie Taylor has called for government to act now to address the growing workforce crisis in the NHS. The call follows the publication of new research which shows that over two-thirds of doctors work over their rostered hours on a weekly basis.

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