Posts Tagged ‘RCP’

Royal College of Physicians: junior contract not final point of journey, but a starting position

The junior doctor contract negotiations and ongoing dispute have been a long journey. But, as a profession, we have come a long way over the past 10 months...

Physicians don’t support assisted dying change

A majority of medics do not support a change in the law on assisted dying. The Royal College of Physicians surveyed fellows and members with 58% saying th...

Key reaction to the Future Hospital Programme

The Royal College of Physicians has partnered with four NHS trusts to improve the care of older people. Here's all the key reaction to its Future Hospital ...

Hospital pilot sites will improve care of elderly

Four NHS trusts have partnered with the Royal College of Physicians with the aim of improving the care of frail older patients. It's part of the RCP’s F...

“Politicians must commit to more NHS funding”

Politicians must stop reorganising the NHS from the top down, increase funding to avoid a crisis in care, and commit to an NHS free at the point of deliver...

New mentoring scheme for trainees launched

The Royal College of Physicians has launched a new mentoring scheme for core medical trainees (CMTs). The new scheme, which will concentrate on CMT...

Less new physicians securing consultant posts

Data from the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board (JRCPTB) shows that just 56% of newly qualified physi...

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...

Senior appointments to key health bodies

There has been a rash of senior appointments to medical representative bodies and health regulators. The Royal College of Physicians has appointed Patrici...

Hospitals need Elder-friendly Ward Quality Mark

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has committed to a series of wide-ranging actions to help realise the recommendations of the Mid-Staffordshire NHS Fo...