Wellbeing

College supports national campaign to raise awareness of fatigue amongst healthcare staff

College supports national campaign to raise awareness of fatigue amongst healthcare staff

Our College is supporting the national Fight Fatigue campaign to help raise awareness of fatigue amongst NHS healthcare staff. The campaign, run in partnership with the Association of Anaesthetists, the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) and the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine (FICM) aims to tackle the negative effects of shift working and fatigue on the NHS workforce.

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College writes to Matt Hancock MP to set out our health priorities for new government

College writes to Matt Hancock MP to set out our health priorities for new government

College President Professor Jackie Taylor, has written today to Matt Hancock MP, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care to set out what the college believes should be the new UK government’s health priorities for the coming parliament. The call comes on the day that the Secretary of State officially presents the NHS […]

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College calls for action to support SAS doctors following GMC report

College calls for action to support SAS doctors following GMC report

A concerted effort by employers, regulators and others in the sector is required to support doctors in Specialty and Associate Specialist (SAS) and Locally Employed (LE) roles, following the publication of a new survey by the General Medical Council (GMC) today (Thursday 9th January).

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The feel good factor about a choir

The feel good factor about a choir

In a new blog from our Honorary Librarian Dr Morven McElroy, she explains about singing in Glasgow Royal Infirmary’s Choir and the positive wellbeing benefits of this.

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Our College Spaces

Our College Spaces

Our College’s Honorary Librarian, Dr Morven McElroy, has written about spaces you can enjoy and access within our building.

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The Season of Good Wellbeing starts tomorrow!

The Season of Good Wellbeing starts tomorrow!

Starting tomorrow (1 December) we’ll be starting our new campaign – “A Season of Good Wellbeing”.

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Human Factors Conference – Thursday 21 November 2019

Human Factors Conference – Thursday 21 November 2019

A conference being run by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow this Thursday will examine human factors and their relevance to mistakes.

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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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Will calorie information appear on all the menus in the UK?

Will calorie information appear on all the menus in the UK?

Obesity Action Scotland’s Dr Anna Gryka-MacPhail has written an update for our membership magazine “voice”. College Members can read the full magazine through our website. In this article, Anna explains about calorie information potentially being on menus across the UK.

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