One of the enduring legacies of the RCP Future Hospital Programme is the chief registrar scheme, about to begin its fourth year. Dr Aarij Shahid Siddiqui, RCP chief registrar 2017–18, joined the UK-wide national scheme in 2017 as a senior trainee specialising in gastroenterology at Cardiff and Vale University Health board.
The GMC has today published the report of the independent review of gross negligence manslaughter and culpable homicide. The GMC commissioned the review following the death of Jack Adcock and subsequent conviction of Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba for gross negligence manslaughter.
The RCP has welcomed the publication of the Interim NHS People Plan, saying that this is a step in the right direction for the workforce. However, the Treasury must work to support NHS staff starting with addressing the current challenges around pensions.