The 'Beyond breathing better' report from the RCP's National COPD Audit Programme reveals that people who complete a full pulmonary rehabilitation programme are much less likely to be admitted to hospital than those who do not.
RCP president Jane Dacre and Jeannie Watkins, president of the Faculty of Physician Associates (FPA), have responded to the Daily Mail 's 'Cut price doctor will see you now' article, published on Wednesday 14 June 2017.
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.
RCP National Hip Fracture Database (NHFD) clinical lead Rob Wakeman's response to newly published research into the potential ‘weekend effect’ on hospital admissions for older people sustaining broken hips.