The Channel 4 series, It’s a Sin, aired on British television for the first time in January 2021. Here, Dr Olwen Williams, RCP vice president for Wales and a consultant in sexual health and HIV medicine, discusses medical advances over the last 40 years and the stigma that remains.
In March 2020, Dr Kate Edwards, a former RCP chief registrar, found herself in the eye of the COVID-19 storm. As the RCP publishes its updated manifesto calls ahead of the 2021 Senedd election in Wales, she reflects on how she and colleagues rose to the challenge during the pandemic.
Before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr Sam Rice, a consultant physician in Llanelli, and Kimberley Littlemore, creative director at eHealth Digital Media Ltd, worked together to develop a series of educational films about diabetes.
In this piece, Dr Rachel McCoubrie talks about her work supporting doctors and how coaching can help with self-confidence, limiting beliefs, dealing with anxiety and promoting resilience and positivity.
The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has signed a consensus statement alongside the Royal College of Psychiatrists, the Royal College of Nursing and the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, aimed at helping patients with mental health needs in acute hospitals.
A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures for anything (Irish proverb). Dr Emma Plunkett, a consultant anaesthetist in Birmingham, explores the importance of sleep and how it supports learning.