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Important statement about UK PACES examinations

Important statement about UK PACES examinations

Following a decision by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK in response to the UK wide lockdown and pressures on the NHS, we regret to advise that the start of the 2021.1 UK PACES examination diet is to be delayed until 13 March 2021. The three Royal Colleges of Physicians’ […]

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#WorldDiabetesDay: Fatima Cassim on the importance of teams

#WorldDiabetesDay: Fatima Cassim on the importance of teams

In the UK it is estimated that the cost of management of diabetes foot ulcers and its complications is approximately £1 billion per year, approximately 1% of the total NHS budget.

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#WorldDiabetesDay: The role of podiatrists during the COVID-19 pandemic

#WorldDiabetesDay: The role of podiatrists during the COVID-19 pandemic

“Our nursing colleagues throughout the hospital have been part of the driving force behind our response to COVID 19. Locally I had the pleasure of being part of that, working within the Vascular Rapid Access Clinic. The Impact of COVID 19 and the closure of outpatient provision resulted in this service increasing to three days per week and was led by the Consultant Vascular Surgeons.”

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Joint intercollegiate statement: September 2020 MRCS Part A examination

Joint intercollegiate statement: September 2020 MRCS Part A examination

The Intercollegiate Committee for Basic Surgical Examinations (ICBSE) and the four Royal Surgical Colleges of the United Kingdom and in Ireland are aware of concerns regarding the pass mark that has been communicated to candidates for the September 2020 MRCS Part A examination, which was conducted online. We are also aware that the delay in releasing the MRCS Part A results was distressing to candidates.

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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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