Posts Tagged ‘AMRC’

Seven day services should be priority

The Academy of the Medical Royal Colleges has called on the next government to resist a top down reorganisation of the NHS, but still implement seven-day w...

Clinicians offered guidance on spotting child sexual exploitation

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges is has published new guidance to doctors and other health professionals designed to help them spot the possible warni...

“Make changeover period for doctors less chaotic”

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges has proposed that F1s continue to start in August, while other trainees start or change in September each year. Here...

Stagger start date of F1s and other trainees

All Foundation Year 1 posts should begin on the first Wednesday in August as has always been the case, but other training posts should begin in September. ...

Consultant-led review of patients at weekends

Most patients in hospital over a bank holiday or a weekend would benefit from a daily review of their care led by a consultant, says a report by the Academ...

ARMC’s Seven Day Consultant Present Care – summary

A new report by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges sets out how to achieve seven day consultant present care. The following is the executive summary: ...

AMRC shares blueprint for seven-day service

The Academy of Medical Royal College has provided more details on its blueprint for seven day working in acute hospitals. With evidence suggesting that t...

New certificate facilitates short-term placements

A new scheme has been launched to enable consultants to carry out short-term, ad hoc or urgent activity in another organisation without the need for an hon...

Government escapes rebellion by colleges over NHS

The government appears to have escaped a rebellion by the medical establishment over its controversial NHS reforms in England. The Academy of Medical Ro...

Doctors must improve approach to hospital data

Clinicians must improve the quality and value of their hospital data, a report says. The report, by the NHS Information Centre, urges consultants to take ...

“Workplace-based assessment needs overhaul”

Workplace-based assessment needs to be better resourced to improve the clinical standards of trainees and win the confidence of the profession, a new repor...