RCGP blog


12 July 2023

Reflecting on my varied heritage for South Asian Heritage Month

Professor Kamila Hawthorne talks about her varied heritage from being brought up in Dar-Es-Salaam to then having completed her medical education in England, to now living in Cardiff.

10 July 2023

GP training and registration: Who's who

We've made a guide to make it easier to understand which organisation does what, and where to find what you need.

19 June 2023

Health and wellbeing volunteering: The power of parkrun

Dr Simon Tobin discusses being a volunteer Ambassador for Health and Wellbeing at parkrun.

31 May 2023

My ADHD journey

In September 2019, after returning from a holiday, I was greeted by a task that made my heart sink - to complete a coroner’s report. These events led me to receive my diagnosis of ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder).

10 May 2023

Severn Faculty thoughts on how climate change affects food and health

Climate change is one of the stressors, along with a growing population, contributing to the crisis in the food system.

03 May 2023

Update on fees for the SCA examination

We are now in a position to confirm the SCA examination fee and would like to ensure that all members understand the way in which the fee has been agreed.

28 April 2023

Winners of the RCGP/SAPC awards for outstanding early career researchers 2023

The winners of the 2023 awards for outstanding early career researchers have been announced by the RCGP Scientific Foundation Board (SFB) and Society for Academic Primary Care (SAPC).

20 April 2023

Last winter in retrospect: at the frontline against pathological respiratory bugs

The winter of 2022/23 warrants a retrospective reflection of how healthcare and social systems in the UK fared at the frontline, dealing with cases related to pathological respiratory bugs.

20 April 2023

Thoughts on ageing and sustainability from Severn Faculty

For the first blog in our sustainability series, I had the pleasure of meeting Charles Musselwhite (Professor of Gerontology). We had a conversation about policy, health, and climate.