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Doctors call for workplace improvements to be priority for new government

Latest data from doctors show the NHS is at growing risk of losing critical senior staff unless the new government urgently prioritises action on poor working conditions and retention.

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Royal College of Physicians responds to July 2024 NHSE performance data

The RCP has responded to the first NHS England performance stats of the new Labour government.

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Has women’s health been overlooked again?

Dr Melanie Nana, outgoing co-chair of the RCP Trainees Committee, National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) clinical research fellow at King’s College London and obstetric medicine registrar at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, blogs about the lack of priority given to women’s health during the 2024 UK general election campaign.

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Royal College of Physicians welcomes new secretary of state for health and social care with an open letter from the physician community

As the new UK parliament meets for the first time, RCP senior censor and vice president for education and training, Dr Mumtaz Patel has published an open letter to the new secretary of state for health and social care, Wes Streeting MP on behalf of the physician community.

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RCP responds to UK 2024 general election result

Dr Mumtaz Patel, is senior censor and vice president for education and training and currently covering RCP presidential duties including chair of council.

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RCP senior censor and vice president for education and training to step in for presidential duties

RCP Council has agreed that Dr Mumtaz Patel, the RCP's senior censor and vice president for education and training will perform the duties of president and will chair meetings of RCP Council until an election can be held. This follows the decision of Dr Sarah Clarke to step aside from the role of president in June 2024.

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Let’s change the narrative on SAS doctors

Specialist, associate specialist and specialty (SAS) doctors are (along with locally employed doctors) the fastest-growing group in the medical workforce. As the RCP launches new educational and career support guidance for SAS doctors and employers, Dr Naeem Aziz, recently appointed RCP SAS lead, reflects on life in the NHS as an SAS doctor.

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How unconscious bias affects health inequalities: guest blog post from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society

The Inequalities in Health Alliance is a coalition of more than 250 organisations, convened by the RCP, which campaigns for a cross-government strategy to reduce health inequalities. This blog post from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) is part of a series by member organisations.

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RCP publishes new educational and career guidance for specialist, associate specialist and specialty (SAS) doctors

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has published new educational and career guidance for specialist, associate specialist and specialty (SAS) doctors.