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.
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.
Integrated care is seamless, coordinated and locally designed care that puts patients at the centre of service organisation, considers their needs in a holistic way, and develops high quality services that meet these needs in settings that are accessible and convenient for patients.