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College responds to publication of Ian Paterson Inquiry report

College responds to publication of Ian Paterson Inquiry report

Responding to the report published today (Tuesday 4th February 2020) from the independent inquiry set up following the conviction of surgeon Ian Paterson, who was convicted in May 2017 after being found guilty of seventeen counts of wounding with intent, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has called for action to implement […]

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World Diabetes Day – Improving diabetic foot care

World Diabetes Day – Improving diabetic foot care

On World Diabetes Day, our College is delighted to lend its support to The College of Podiatry, which has today relaunched Improving Diabetic Foot Care: A Guide for Commissioners 

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Event Professionalism and Excellence in Scottish Healthcare Our Future

Event Professionalism and Excellence in Scottish Healthcare Our Future

Organised by the Scottish Academy of Royal Colleges Trainee Doctors Group this is a meeting aimed at trainee and trained doctors from all specialties.

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Doors Open Day 2017

Doors Open Day 2017

The College will open its doors to the public on Saturday 16 September 2017.

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Grants for research in bowel cancer

Grants for research in bowel cancer

Bowel Cancer UK plan to award grants totalling up to £500,000 for research.

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Professor Sir David Todd

Professor Sir David Todd

It is with sadness we learned today of the passing of Honorary Fellow Professor Sir David Todd.

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Positive changes to the format of the MRCP(UK) Part 2 written examination from 2018

Positive changes to the format of the MRCP(UK) Part 2 written examination from 2018

We are pleased to announce that the Part 2 written examination will move to a single day format from the beginning of 2018. The new examination will consist of two, three hour papers each with 100 questions.

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Support doctors undertaking national work for the benefit of health services

Support doctors undertaking national work for the benefit of health services

A joint letter has been published urging for more support to be given to doctors looking to undertake national work for the wider benefit of the public and health services.

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Regulation of medicines as the UK leaves the EU

Regulation of medicines as the UK leaves the EU

The AoMRC welcomes the Government’s plans for the regulation of medicines.

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Inspiring Change report welcomed

Inspiring Change report welcomed

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow welcomes the National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death report, Inspiring Changes which has reviewed the provision and management of patients undergoing Non Invasive Ventilation (NIV) mainly for the management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). It is very supportive of the recommendations of the report in an important area of Medical Practice.

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