Winter is on its way and, as a cardiologist, it’s not just the dropping temperature which sends a chill down my spine. I know that cold snaps exacerbate cardiac-related disease. Every winter, I see an uptick in the number of people requiring urgent care.
The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) held an additional Council meeting on 25 October to discuss physician associates. The meeting was organised in response to a request by letter from RCP fellows received earlier this month.
To mark World Osteoporosis Day, Dr Inder Singh, the Welsh government’s national clinical lead for falls and frailty, reflects on the importance of fracture liaison services for improving patient outcomes and reducing the pressure on NHS service.