Last week, the RCP wrote to a number of supermarket CEO's calling for additional measures and access for NHS and social care staff in light of COVID-19. The letter received acknowledgement from the British Trade Consortium (the trade body for supermarkets) as well as Sainsbury's and Aldi.
Trainee doctors in the north west will soon be receiving training in medical education and leadership, thanks to a new £1.8 million contract awarded to Edge Hill University Medical School and the Royal College of Physicians (RCP).
On the 12 March 2020 the trainee committees of the three Royal Colleges of Physicians came together to jointly publish the statement below to provide guidance to trainee doctors. Since this statement was published the UK has now formally entered the ‘delay’ stage of managing COVID-19.
The Royal College of Physicians has decided to postpone its annual Medicine conference until 7-8 January 2021 – to take place at the same venue, the ICC in Birmingham – to support efforts to contain and mitigate against threats posed by the coronavirus outbreak.
Today the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and 29 medical specialist societies and faculties have written to the Chancellor ahead of this week’s budget. In the letter we highlight the scale of the challenges facing our NHS and social care services and the need for the Government to act now.