Posts Tagged ‘Acute medicine’

AMU performance dipping as hospital pressures increase, audit reveals

A leading doctor has warned the NHS will see “pockets of meltdown” this winter as the system struggles to cope with growing pressure. Dr Mark Hollan...

Location vital in choosing consultant position

Location is the leading consideration for specialist registrars when considering a consultant post, according to the latest census of physicians in the UK....

More support needed for the medical registrar

A report from the royal colleges suggests that more training posts in acute medicine must be created if the ‘front door’ pressure on hospitals is going...

Beef up acute medicine to cut hospital pressure

More training posts in acute medicine have to be created if the 'front door' pressure on hospitals is going to be alleviated. This recommendation is a key...

‘Generalism’ is more important to hospitals

In medicine there is a move away from specialist working to more generalist roles treating acutely ill patients. This is the key finding of the latest cen...

Crisis management must not become the norm

The outgoing president of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE) has warned that coping strategies intended for crisis management are in dange...

“Don’t break the acute medicine model on a whim”

We welcome the address by the Secretary of State in yesterday’s speech at Guy’s and St Thomas’ hsopital focussing on patients who have complex health...

Lots of recommendations but too few solutions

Waited expectantly for this one. After all it's the Royal College of Physicians. Have ignored all the snide remarks about the college being "elitist", and ...

Future of medics: the problem with the vision

Like 'mom and apple pie', it's hard to disagree with the findings of the RCP's Future Hospital Commission. It proposes that medicine should be restructure...

Future Hospital Commission: summary of the vision

The Future Hospital Commission sets out a radical new model of care designed to encourage collective responsibility for the care of patients across profess...

All the key reaction to Future Hospital report

Sir Richard Thompson, president of the Royal College of Physicians "This is a once in a generation opportunity to improve the way that we care for medical...