There has been considerable publicity and discussion from the NHS and UK government and in the media about the potential of ‘virtual wards, including Hospital at Home’ to alleviate current pressures on the NHS.
RCP Cymru Wales has published a new discussion paper and toolkit for clinical engagement that calls for a clear strategic vision for the NHS Wales Executive and stronger relationships with the third sector.
The three UK royal colleges of physicians have launched the latest in a series of joint briefing papers calling on assembly members to return to Stormont, form a new Executive and approve a multi-year budget for health and care.
Rydym yn ysgrifennu hyn gyda chalon drom. Mewn wythnos pan gafwyd adroddiadau bod menywod sy’n llawfeddygon yn y GIG yn dioddef aflonyddu rhywiol, ymosodiadau rhywiol, ac mewn rhai achosion yn cael eu treisio gan gydweithwyr, mae wedi dod yn amlwg bod yr ymddygiadau hyn yn cael eu derbyn, a hyd yn oed yn cael eu cyfiawnhau a’u hesgusodi mewn rhai rhannau o’r byd – hyd yn oed yng Nghymru annwyl.
It is with a heavy heart that we write this. In a week when it was reported that female surgeons in the NHS are being sexually harassed, assaulted and in some cases raped by colleagues, it has become clear that in some corners of the world, even in our own beloved Wales, these behaviours are not only accepted, they are justified and even forgiven.