In this article the RCP’s experts give their thoughts and reactions on some of the recommendations of the recent report by NHS England’s Accelerated Access Collaborative and Beneficial Changes Network.
The RCP welcomes the report by the House of Lords COVID-19 committee that calls for a ‘genuinely hybrid healthcare service’ as part of moving to a post-COVID world, which combines digital with face-to-face services for patients.
Following the Chancellor’s Spending Review, RCP president Professor Andrew Goddard reflects on the sticking plaster for social care, the absence of public health, and the need to tackle health inequality at home and abroad.
Since the onset of the pandemic, our healthcare system has shown its capacity to adapt and innovate to deliver improved services. Greater Manchester is leading the way, having accelerated the development of its single care record system for almost 3 million people in the region.