Today the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and 29 medical specialist societies and faculties have written to the Chancellor ahead of this week’s budget. In the letter we highlight the scale of the challenges facing our NHS and social care services and the need for the Government to act now.
Dr Chris van Tulleken is an infectious diseases doctor, and one of the BBC’s leading science presenters, known for his work in Operation Ouch, 'Trust Me, I’m a Doctor', and 'The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs'.
More than 90% of doctors said they hadn’t recently conducted any outpatient consultations by video but 70% thought that at least some could be carried out in this way, according to a survey conducted by the Royal College of Physicians (RCP).
After falling ill while undertaking her medical training, Dr Ruth Silverton experienced what it was like to be both doctor and patient. In this blog post, she talks us through her own unique path into the world of medicine.
The government must put patient safety at the heart of the continued Brexit negotiations and invest in the health and care workforce, public health and prevention, a capital programme and social care provision.