The General Medical Council (GMC) has published results from its 2019 national training survey, which shows that there has been some improvement in reducing workloads of trainee doctors. However, the RCP is calling on trusts to take immediate action to solve issues around rota gaps and creating a safe and supportive environment for doctors.
New guidance from the Royal College of Physicians, Royal College of Pathologists and British Society for Genetic Medicine will help healthcare professionals through the complex ethical issues that arise in genomic medicine. The guidance was prepared by the Joint Committee on Genomics in Medicine, which includes representatives from all three organisations.
NHS England and NHS Improvement have launched a new strategy on patient safety today. The strategy aims to be the ‘golden thread’ running through healthcare and sets out what the NHS will do to continuously improve patient safety.
Michael Almond, Professor of Veterans & Families Studies and wing commander, talks about the importance of the Armed Forces Covenant, and why it is essential NHS organisations ensure they are providing the best possible support and services for veterans.
The RCP has responded to a report by the General Medical Council (GMC) titled Fair to Refer? It explores the disproportionate number of fitness to practise referrals of the black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) doctors made to the GMC.
The RCP has elected Dr Sarah Clarke as its new clinical vice president, following a vote of over 4,000 of its fellows. The RCP has also elected five new members to its Council, and appointed three new censors.