Professor Richard Walker, RCP associate international director for Sub-Saharan Africa, discusses major challenges in the fight against cancer in East Africa and the impact of the RCP’s Medical Training and Fellowship (METAF) programme with Dr Sadiq Siu, clinical oncologist at Tanzania’s Ocean Road Cancer Institute and METAF volunteer Dr Georgina Wood.
Every so often hospital staff see patients literally chained to another person for much or all of their appointment. Radhika Holmström asks is this how prisoners’ healthcare is arranged, and how they get access to hospital?
Professor David Oliver discusses clinical resourcing in the NHS, and how the Royal College of Physicians' (RCP's) new Our Future Health programme of events, activities and publications are being organised to provide a forum for debate.
After the allocation of 1,000 new medical school places, Professor Jane Dacre considers workforce planning challenges facing the profession and the potential solutions available to create a sustainable workforce.