Much advice and guidance about discharging patients to care homes has been issued in a short space of time. We have produced this summary to help our members and their hospitals assist their patients and care services.
Guidance supporting clinical teams to improve care of older people living with frailty is now available, in a collaboration between the Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme and the British Geriatrics Society (BGS), supported by the Royal College of Physicians.
Now that the initial COVID-19 peak has passed, the RCP is working with its members and NHS leaders to understand the scale of the challenge ahead in rebuilding services and plan what needs to happen in the coming months.
A new briefing from the Welsh NHS Confederation Health and Wellbeing Alliance and the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) describes how the NHS, local government and third sector organisations across Wales are working to break down barriers and tackle health inequalities.
The latest report from the Falls and Fragility Fracture Programme (FFFAP) National Hip Fracture Database (NHFD) shows that just over half of patients are receiving pain relieving anaesthetic (known as a ‘nerve block’) as part of their care for hip fracture.
In this month’s blog, Dr Olwen Williams calls on trainees to enter the RCP’s poster competition, invites colleagues in north Wales to join us for a catch up in June, and looks forward spending time in the garden this summer.