The RCP will today, alongside the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and European groups representing patients, researchers and the healthcare industry, attend the launch of The Value of Health: Improving Outcomes multi-stakeholder initiative report at the European Parliament in Brussels.
With the release of the government's first batch of guidance papers in the event of a no-deal Brexit, as well as a letter from health secretary Matt Hancock aimed at frontline staff and six technical documents, RCP president-elect Dr Andrew Goddard explains the wider ramifications and outlines the RCP's position on each.
In extracts from her final interview as president of the RCP, Professor Dame Jane Dacre talks to Commentary magazine about the future of the NHS, Bawa-Gaba, and dealing with former health secretary Jeremy Hunt.
The RCP is pleased to welcome the election of new European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) president, Mr Freek Spinnewijn from the European Federation of National Homeless Associations, as well as the appointment of RCP’s European engagement advisor Paul Belcher as strategic advisor to the new EPHA president.
A major new report released today by the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) calls for a radical change in the way the NHS treats smoking, by providing opt-out cessation services as a routine component of all hospital care.