The Turner-Warwick lecturer scheme provides a sense of pride, builds confidence and gives encouragement to trainees across the UK. The scheme not only underlines the value trainees bring to healthcare, but also fosters skills like public speaking and how to package information for diverse medical audiences.
RCP’s academic vice president Professor Ramesh Arasaradnam writes about a new position statement on ‘Making research everybody’s business’ which has been published today and the importance of embedding research in clinical practice.
The Royal College of Physicians will lead a new initiative to give clinicians research skills, on behalf of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AoMRC) and in partnership with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
The RCP welcomes the ambitions set out in the government’s vision for clinical research published today, especially its commitment that clinical research is embedded in everyday care and is ‘everyone’s business across the NHS’.