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?
Following the release of the UK government's 'Health impacts of all pollution – what do we know?', RCP president Professor Jane Dacre called its recommendation for health impacts of pollution to be included in all curricula for clinicians in training 'a notably progressive move'.
The RCP has joined European and global hospital and healthcare organisations in signing the ‘Healthcare Call to Action on Climate Change' ahead of the UN Climate Negotiations, taking place in November in Bonn, Germany.