Following the Chancellor’s Spending Review, RCP president Professor Andrew Goddard reflects on the sticking plaster for social care, the absence of public health, and the need to tackle health inequality at home and abroad.
Minimum unit pricing (MUP) for alcohol comes into force today across Wales. It is designed to reduce the availability of very cheap, strong alcohol. Those in most need of help for alcohol problems are more likely to buy this very cheap alcohol and MUP aims to reduce the harm to this group.
Reflecting on the RCP’s move to recruit a dedicated clinical director for digital health, Dr James Maguire and Dr Sam Shah from NHSX discuss how best to unlock the clinician workload by applying service design principles.
RCP senior censor and vice president (education and training) Dr Emma Vaux explains the RCP’s new Code of Conduct, which had its first viewing at our 500th anniversary celebration on 23 September, and launched in full on 6 November.
As the health services face louder calls for a greater focus on person-centred, co-ordinated care, and more integrated services, Professor David Oliver highlights the key policy priorities for the RCP.