The presidents of the three Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK have signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) which sets out how the colleges will continue to collaborate on key education, training and assessment activities.
Honest conversations about dying need to begin with a broader understanding of what ‘end-of-life’ actually means, and practical steps to enable the conversations to take place, writes Bev Fitzsimons from the Point of Care Foundation
The NHFD’s 2018 annual report shows dramatic results of an innovative programme of screening for delirium which has been the focus of attention and investment through NHS England’s best practice tariff.
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.