09 November 2012

The RCP is seeking a clinical pharmacologist to join the Joint Specialty Committee (JSC) for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics (CPT) as a representative of the RCP. The JSC brings together representatives of the RCP and the British Pharmacological Society to share information and facilitate collaboration. Membership includes senior officers of the parent bodies, senior and junior consultants, a trainee representative and a member from the RCP’s Patient & Carer Network. Members serve for up to 4 years.

Current JSC discussion topics include:

  • NHS reforms
  • commissioning guidance
  • service and workforce issues.

Other work of the JSC includes:

  • suggesting names for RCP lectureships
  • making proposals for RCP conferences
  • responding to consultation requests
  • reviewing ethical and ethnic-minority health issues
  • reviewing outputs of relevant RCP working parties.

Applying for the role

Please forward a current CV and a short (one side of A4) statement of your interest in this opportunity, highlighting how you would be able to contribute. This should be sent to Dr Patrick Cadigan, RCP registrar, c/o the committee administrator, Elaine Storey (covering for Anne-Cecile Ville) via Anne-Cecile.Ville@rcplondon.ac.uk by Monday 21 January 2013.

Please ensure you have agreement from your trust for the requisite time off ‒ see Guidance on time off for RCP duties (below), and the committee’s terms of reference.

The RCP welcomes and actively seeks to recruit to its activities people of any race, religion, ethnic origin, disability, age, gender and sexual orientation.