Nobody really saw it coming. A pandemic on this scale caused huge challenges for those of us involved in medical education; we’re still seeing the impact of redeployment on our junior colleagues, in terms of training progression, fatigue and so forth.
Dr Orod Osanlou, a consultant in clinical pharmacology and therapeutics and general internal medicine, is director of the North Wales Clinical Research Facility. In this blog, he discusses how colleagues in Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board became involved in COVID-19 vaccine trials.
The RCP has responded to the announcement by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Sajid Javid, that the government will open a new consultation on whether to scrap mandatory vaccinations for health and care staff.