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.
Clearer data is now emerging on specific risk factors for individuals relating to COVID-19 infection. Proper risk assessments for medical staff are therefore imperative, but this is a big challenge given the large number of staff to be assessed and underfunded occupational health departments.
The RCP can help international doctors who have already found a suitable post in the UK (route A), and also frequently interviews applicants in their own country before matching successful candidates to suitable posts (route B).