Every so often hospital staff see patients literally chained to another person for much or all of their appointment. Radhika Holmström asks is this how prisoners’ healthcare is arranged, and how they get access to hospital?
After the allocation of 1,000 new medical school places, Professor Jane Dacre considers workforce planning challenges facing the profession and the potential solutions available to create a sustainable workforce.
The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has attended the European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) advisory committee meeting in Brussels to discuss the strengthening of European political agendas in areas such as AMR, health research and health systems assessment.
The RCP, along with the BMA and other royal colleges, have signed a joint letter to UK prime minister Theresa May calling for the government to retain the provisions of the Working Time Regulations (WTR) directive in law when we leave the European Union.