Policy and public affairs (Wales)

RCP Wales senior policy and public affairs adviser, Lowri Jackson, leads on policy, public affairs and media inquiries for Wales. You can download our research papers and consultation responses below. Please ring 075 5787 5119 with any media requests.

What we have produced

The Royal College of Physicians' (RCP's) 'Feeling the pressure: Patient care in an overstretched NHS in Wales' report documents the results of a snapshot survey on the winter pressures faced by doctors in Wales. 
The RCP in Wales has responded to the National Assembly for Wales Health, Social Care and Sport Committee inquiry into primary care in Wales. 
The RCP in Wales has responded to the National Assembly for Wales Health, Social Care and Sport Committee consultation on the Public Health (Wales) Bill. 
The RCP in Wales has responded to the National Assembly for Wales External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee inquiry into the implications for Wales of Britain exiting the European Union. 
The RCP in Wales has responded to the National Assembly for Wales Health, Social Care and Sport Committee inquiry into medical recruitment. 
The RCP's new report, Physicians on the front line: The medical workforce in Wales in 2016, calls for a long-term vision for the Welsh NHS that shows real ambition on service change.
The RCP in Wales has responded to the National Assembly for Wales Health, Social Care and Sport Committee inquiry into the sustainability of the health and social care workforce in Wales.
The RCP in Wales has responded to the National Assembly for Wales Health, Social Care and Sport Committee inquiry into winter preparedness in Wales 2016-17.

Health policy played a central role in the campaigns of all political parties during the National Assembly for Wales election in May 2016.

The Rising to the challenge: Improving acute care, meeting patients’ needs in Wales report interprets the Future Hospital Commission model for a Welsh context and proposes clear, positive and constructive solutions.