Professor Simon Maxwell outlines the Prescribing Safety Assessment, designed to ensure that new graduates have the knowledge and skills to safely prescribe and supervise medicines in modern healthcare.
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.
The RCP has announced the shortlist for the 2019 Excellence in Patient Care Awards. The awards were launched in 2015 to promote and reward the impressive work that physicians are doing around the world to improve patient care, through education, innovation, research and clinical practice.