Climate change is the biggest global threat to health and the need to act has never been clearer. From respiratory diseases to access to clean water, global warming is negatively affecting the health of people around the world.
Peer support can help staff cope with the stress that comes from their work. New guidance from the RCP and the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych) sets out the values, principles and practice of peer support, with an infographic that can be printed out and displayed locally.
Flexible portfolio training (FPT) is a new initiative within higher specialty training run by Health Education England and the Royal College of Physicians that protects 1 day a week (or 20% time equivalent) for professional development.
The RCP's Health Informatics Unit is working on behalf of the PRSB to carry out the Integrated Urgent Care project in order to define information recording and sharing requirements of integrated urgent care services.