The RCP has produced a briefing for parliamentarians ahead of the Health and Care Bill second reading on Wednesday 14 July. The Health and Care Bill seeks to put Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) on statutory footing, following the health and care white paper and an NHS England consultation.
The RCP, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine, and the British Association of Dermatologists have prepared a briefing for members of the House of Lords for the Second Reading of the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill.
This guideline covers care for adults (aged 18 and over) having elective or emergency surgery, including dental surgery. It covers all phases of perioperative care, from the time people are booked for surgery until they are discharged afterward.
This guideline covers care before, during and after a planned knee, hip or shoulder replacement. It includes recommendations to ensure that people are given full information about their options for surgery, including anaesthesia.
The RCP sent a briefing to a number of parliamentarians highlighting calls to create a new deal for international NHS and social care staff that recognises their vital role in the frontline response to COVID-19 and the important part they will continue to play in the future.
The 'Prolonged disorders of consciousness' guidelines are a major contribution to clinical and ethical standards of care for people in a vegetative or minimally conscious state, not only in the UK but internationally.