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Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and Faculties in Scotland

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and Faculties in Scotland - known as the "Scottish Academy" - contributes to improvements in the health of the people of Scotland by the promotion and co-ordination of the work of the Medical Royal College and Faculties and giving the medical professions a collective voice on clinical and professional issues.

The main objectives of the Scottish Academy include:

  • To ensure patient safety is maximised by maintaining and improving standards within the profession

  • To provide a co-ordinated voice from the specialties in relation to education, training, clinical standards and effectiveness and research and quality which are supported and promoted by all constituent members.

  • To co-ordinate and exchange expertise across the Colleges and Faculties in all areas of training, medical education and revalidation

  • To support improved medical workforce planning in Scotland to recruit and retain the highest quality doctors

  • For more detail of the aims and objectives of the Scottish Academy click here (word .doc 51kb)

News and Press Releases

19 September 2016

Prevention through Learning: working together to drive high-quality care A national stakeholder meeting

PLEASE NOTE: this event is now fully booked and registrations have closed; please e-mail if you would like to be added to the reserve list in the event of any cancellations.

5 September 2016

Prevention through Learning The first in a series of workshops on quality improvement and governance for NHS Board Non-Executive Directors

30 March 2016

Past, Present & Future Conference which is being held from 12-13 September 2016 at the EICC, presented by the RCPE and the Society for Acute Medicine

16 February 2016

12 February 2016

10 July 2015

4 July 2015