The new president of the Faculty of Physician Associates (FPA) Kate Straughton and the BMA junior doctors committee deputy chair Dr Matthew Tuck answer some questions about the ongoing debate about medical associate professions in the NHS workforce.
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?
Jeannie Watkins, president of the Faculty of Physician Associates, responds to questions surrounding the wording of a section in 'An employer’s guide to physician associates' relating to advanced nurse practitioners.