The RCP has responded to a report by the General Medical Council (GMC) titled Fair to Refer? It explores the disproportionate number of fitness to practise referrals of the black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) doctors made to the GMC.
Following the release of the UK government's 'Health impacts of all pollution – what do we know?', RCP president Professor Jane Dacre called its recommendation for health impacts of pollution to be included in all curricula for clinicians in training 'a notably progressive move'.
The RCP has signed an open letter to EU leaders from 76 leading health and environment organisations calling for their support European Commission proposals to restrict pollutants under the new EU National Emissions Ceilings Directive.