RCP special adviser on tobacco Professor Sanjay Agrawal today joined representatives from charities, academia, local government and other medical royal colleges for a discussion on the government's plans to create a smokefree generation.
The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) had a strong presence at the 2023 party conferences, engaging with sector stakeholders and key decision makers from the Liberal Democrats, Conservatives, Labour and Plaid Cymru.
The three UK royal colleges of physicians have launched the latest in a series of joint briefing papers calling on assembly members to return to Stormont, form a new Executive and approve a multi-year budget for health and care.
A survey published in RCP's Clinical Medicine journal has revealed that almost a third of people experiencing homelessness and occupying beds in London hospitals in February 2022 were healthy enough to leave, but their discharges were delayed because they had nowhere to go.
The Royal College of Physicians has responded to Labour's plans to cut waiting lists through measures including investing an extra £1.1 billion to provide NHS staff overtime to work evening and weekend shifts to carry out procedures.
RCP has welcomed the prime minister’s announcement at Conservative party conference to create a ‘smokefree generation’ through a series of measures including a new law which will end the sale of cigarettes to those born on or after 1 January 2009.
The first in a series of supportive guidance to help generate better understanding of the physician associate (PA) role has been published by the Faculty of Physician Associates (FPA). The FPA, hosted by the RCP, is the professional membership body for PAs in the UK.