White trainee doctors are applying for fewer consultant posts at the end of their training than black and minority ethnic trainees, but are more likely to be shortlisted and offered a post according to a survey reporting the experiences of CCT holders.
Given the current workforce and financial issues facing the NHS, should physicians just concentrate on seeing as many patients as they can, as quickly as they can? Professor Namita Kumar says perhaps not.
Representatives from the RCP Quality Improvement (RCPQI) project are today presenting at CleanMed Europe 2018's 'Sustainability in healthcare education and CPD' session, taking place in Nijmegen, Netherlands.
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.