As the Welsh NHS enters a second pandemic winter, 17 medical royal colleges and faculties have come together with a joint statement calling for national action on workforce shortages, health inequalities and the NHS backlog.
The team was delighted and honoured to win this award for their ‘Digital pathways for pre-operative consent’ approach, placing patients at the centre of the pathway and maximising every opportunity to inform and improve understanding throughout their journey.
The Leicester Operational Delivery Network (ODN) hepatitis C team were delighted and thrilled to receive the EPCA 2021 patient-centred care award, reflecting and recognising the amazing work carried out by the team over the past five years.
Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, the service felt it was a huge honour to be recognised for the EPCA 2021 excellence in a time of crisis award, which greatly boosted the morale of the team.
The Chief Medical Officer for England, Professor Chris Whitty, will give the inaugural O'Donoghue lecture, free online at 1.20 pm on Wednesday 6 October, on The role of the medical profession in tackling UK health disparities.