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Clinical Service Accreditation Alliance (CSAA)

The Clinical Service Accreditation Alliance (CSAA) is a collection of colleges, professional bodies, regulators, commissioners and patients who have come together to standardise and improve the quality of healthcare service accreditation, ensuring accreditation is patient focused, leads to improvements in standards of care and places as small an administrative burden on the healthcare system as possible.

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Oral feeding difficulties and dilemmas

A guide to practical care, particularly towards the end of life.

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Exercise for life

RCP working party report on the use of exercise in the treatment and management of disease.

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Action on obesity: Comprehensive care for all

Obesity is an increasing and costly public health problem which is not being addressed by current services or policy. This report confronts the issues, and sets out how the NHS should adapt to meet the demands of an increasingly obese nation.

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Teams without Walls - The value of medical innovation and leadership

The intention of this document is to inform professions, policy makers and commissioners about the options available for moving care ‘closer to home’ and  to develop the concept of ‘Teams without Walls’.

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National Early Warning Score (NEWS) 2

NEWS2 is the latest version of the National Early Warning Score (NEWS), first produced in 2012 and updated in December 2017, which advocates a system to standardise the assessment and response to acute illness.

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Nicotine without smoke: Tobacco harm reduction

This report provides an update on the use of harm reduction in tobacco smoking, in relation to all non-tobacco nicotine products but particularly e-cigarettes. It shows that, for all the potential risks involved, harm reduction has huge potential to prevent death and disability from tobacco use, and to hasten our progress to a tobacco-free society.

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Every breath we take: the lifelong impact of air pollution

This report from the RCP and the RCPCH examines the impact of exposure to air pollution across the course of a lifetime.

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The medical workforce BC (Before COVID-19): the 2019 UK consultant census

Please scroll to the bottom of the page to download the census data toolkits.This is the Royal College of Physicians, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow’s most recent census on the consultant physician workforce in the UK. It was conducted between 30 September–31 December 2019.

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NAIF Transparency Data

In his transparency and open data letter to cabinet ministers on 7 July 2011, then prime minister, David Cameron, made a commitment to make clinical audit data available from the national audits within the National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP). This data was released in an open and standardised format for the first time in December 2011, and provided annually from then onwards.