Wellbeing

Love over fear in healthcare

Love over fear in healthcare

John Sturrock will be speaking at the President’s Conference on 6-7 October 2021. In this blog John Sturrock previews his talk about choosing love over fear in healthcare.

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Rest and Food campaign

Rest and Food campaign

Join our campaign to highlight the issue of staff lacking access to basic facilities at work and the impact this has on wellbeing.

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Suicide Prevention is Everyone’s Business

Suicide Prevention is Everyone’s Business

On World Suicide Prevention Day, Dr Christine Goodall, OBE, founding member of Medics Against Violence (MAV), reflects on the causes and impact of suicide, and how we can provide better support to those who need it most.

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NHS Scotland Recovery Plan

NHS Scotland Recovery Plan

We welcome the publication yesterday of the Scottish Government’s five year NHS Recovery Plan, which outlines ambitious targets and actions to address some of the key challenges in our health service. There are many positive initiatives in this plan and it is encouraging to see a realistic time scale.

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National Training Survey highlights needs for wellbeing priority

National Training Survey highlights needs for wellbeing priority

The GMC National Training Survey published today has further emphasised the need for support of the medical workforce to be a central component of service and training recovery plans at both local and national levels.

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College President Jackie Taylor’s update: Faith, hope and kindness

College President Jackie Taylor’s update: Faith, hope and kindness

For many of us working in healthcare in the UK over the past couple of months, it’s sometimes been difficult to see much beyond the end of the day. The sharp increase in the number of hospitalised patients with COVID-19 has been relentless: our health service and teams have been stretched to the limit and at times beyond that.

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Wellbeing webinar programme launched

Wellbeing webinar programme launched

The National Wellbeing Hub has launched a webinar programme with a focus on wellbeing for health and social care staff. Sessions include guidance on managing stress, coping with low mood, and managing working parenthood.

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College President Jackie Taylor’s Christmas message

College President Jackie Taylor’s Christmas message

Professor Jackie Taylor, President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has thanked Fellows and Members for their incredible professionalism and dedication to patient care over the last year.

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Scottish Royal Colleges call for end to health inequality in manifesto launch

Scottish Royal Colleges call for end to health inequality in manifesto launch

The Scottish Academy has proposed five key measures in its election manifesto for Scottish Parliament election which could help reduce health inequality in Scotland.

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Royal Colleges join together to call for a Scottish strategy to manage hospitals during second wave of COVID-19

Royal Colleges join together to call for a Scottish strategy to manage hospitals during second wave of COVID-19

“At the start of this pandemic the whole NHS pulled together to ensure that we were ready for the challenges we faced. We now need a similar effort to prepare for the long winter ahead.”

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