Posts Tagged ‘Royal Colleges’

Lack of focus on children in majority of STPs a “major cause for concern”

The majority of Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs) are failing to take into account the needs of children, the Royal College of Paediatr...

The letter: Royal Colleges attack Health Secretary over new contract proposals

Dear Mr Hunt, We write as presidents of our respective medical royal colleges to express our very great concern regarding the proposals for the new empl...

Royal College leaders express concern over imposition of new junior doctor contract

In an unprecedented move, 13 leaders of medical Royal Colleges and Faculties have expressed their concerns over the government’s junior doctor contract p...

Will the royal colleges change or perish?

In 1974, as a fresh-faced houseplant at The London Hospital (not Royal in those days) I was attached for six months to the firm of Mr Alan Guyatt Parks, a ...

New chairman of the AMRC announced

Professor Terence Stephenson is to become the new chairman of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges. Prof Stephenson will succeed the current chairman Pro...

Holding doctors’ representatives to account

After three successive PMQs focusing on the Health and Social Care Bill, I’m sure David Cameron is praying for something else to come along and change th...

Allow consultants to work for good of wider NHS

The royal colleges have welcomed the GMC’s and the government's joint letter to all NHS employers urging them to allow doctors to participate in statutor...

Royal colleges pull out of Health Bill opposition

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges has performed an embarrassing U-turn on challenging the government’s Health and Social Care Bill. It was due to r...

College sets out pre-election health manifesto

The Royal College of Physicians is calling on the next government to continue expanding consultant numbers as part of its pre-election manifesto. Leading ...