Vacancies for RCP fellows working in Scotland to act as representative and alternate on SIGN Council

The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) was established in 1993 by the Conference (now Academy) of Royal Colleges and Faculties in Scotland to sponsor and support the development of evidence-based national clinical guidelines and to facilitate their implementation into local practice for the benefit of patients.

The RCP is seeking expressions of interest from fellows working in Scotland to act as its representative and alternate on SIGN Council. The role will be appointed on an initial 3 year term (which can be extended following review) and reports to the RCP registrar.

If you are interested in these opportunities, please send your CV and one page outline of the experience you could bring to the registrar, Professor Donal O’Donoghue, via the committee manager ( by Thursday 2 January 2020.

The Nominations Committee will then consider all applications and will make a final decision. SIGN Council’s Terms of Reference and the RCP's nominations procedure can be found at the bottom of this page.

Travel expenses

Although not remunerated, this role is eligible to claim travel expenses incurred in line with the RCPs travel policy. Although SIGN also offer virtual attendance facilities

The Royal College of Physicians welcomes and actively seeks to recruit people to its activities regardless of race, religion, ethnic origin, disability, age, gender and sexual orientation.

The RCP aims to reflect the diversity of its members in all its committees, senior roles and staff in general.