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.
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.
The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and its caterer CH&Co have partnered with bio-bean, the world's largest recycler of spent coffee grounds, to transform its 3,500 kg of waste coffee grounds a year into sustainable bio-products.
As I was sitting down to write this column, many homes — including mine — were in the midst of school exam results season and the highs and lows that go along with it. Tensions were high in the Goddard household, and so we were grateful for the chance to take a break to sunny Wales.