RCP president Professor Dame Jane Dacre has called for a change in society’s perception of alcohol consumption to 'ensure public education reflects the risks' following a major study of the global burden of alcohol concluded that there was no healthy level of alcohol consumption.
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?
On 10 May 2017, the RCP hosted ‘Learning from mortality reviews to improve patient safety’ as part of it's Keeping patients safe seminar series. The event discussed how the National Mortality Case Record Review (NMCRR) can improve care and keep patients safe.