The RCP has responded to government’s plans to reform how public health responsibilities function, with Public Health England to be abolished and replaced with a new UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) and an Office for Health Promotion, that will sit within DHSC.
The RCP has issued its response to the Department of Health and Social Care's 'Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation' consultation on future options for the development of regulation of healthcare professionals in the UK.
The Health and Social Care Bill will have its third reading and report stage in the House of Commons on 6 and 7 September. The RCP is calling for the following changes and clarity in the health reforms:
The RCP has produced a briefing for parliamentarians ahead of the Health and Care Bill second reading on Wednesday 14 July. The Health and Care Bill seeks to put Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) on statutory footing, following the health and care white paper and an NHS England consultation.
On June 25, Professor Mohamed Jawad Khalife (His Excellency the Minister of Health for Lebanon), will become a Fellow of the prestigious Royal College of Physicians of London (RCP), the oldest medical college for physicians in the United Kingdom.