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Recruitment for three RCP censors extended until 2 June

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) invites its fellows to apply for the post of censor.

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Dywedwch fwy, dywedwch fwy, dywedwch fwy wrthym ni

Yn y blog hwn, mae Dr Inder Singh, geriatregydd ymgynghorol ac arweinydd clinigol cenedlaethol (Cwympiadau ac Eiddilwch), yn ystyried newid y ffordd rydym yn ystyried derbyniadau i ysbytai, trosglwyddiadau gofal, a her broffesiynol er mwyn ysgogi dull o gyflwyno gofal sy’n canolbwyntio ar y claf ac ar yr unigolyn cyflawn.

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Tell me more, tell me more, tell me more

In this blog Dr Inder Singh, consultant geriatrician and national clinical lead (Falls and Frailty), considers changing how we view hospital admissions, transfers of care, and professional challenge to drive a patient-centred and whole-person approach to care.

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Royal College of Physicians debates the recommendations from its short life working group on the role of physician associates

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) Council met today to debate the recommendations from a short life working group that was established by the RCP president Dr Sarah Clarke, following an extraordinary meeting (EGM) on the role of physician associates in March 2024.


RCP responds to NHS Urgent and Emergency Care Recovery Plan

In a letter to every local hospital and health system in the country, NHS England has set out actions to boost urgent and emergency care performance in the year ahead.

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RCP elects new academic vice president and five new councillors

Professor Tom Solomon CBE FRCP FMedSci has been elected as the RCP’s new academic vice president following a vote by 3,762 of the RCP’s fellows – turnout 27.1%. He will succeed Professor Ramesh Arasaradnam and will take up the post on 1 August 2024 to serve for three years.

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Royal College of Physicians responds to plans to expand outside of hospital treatment choices for patients

The RCP has responded to government plans to enable patients requiring routine treatment outside of hospitals to choose between multiple services across the NHS and independent sector.  

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Learning to develop: Why learning systems are the future of complex challenges

As Global vice president, I am focused on building on the success of the current global strategy to develop the new strategy from 2025. As I take over as the interim registrar, I recognise and reflect on the discussions and debates on the events leading to the EGM and the way forward. The process of learning is central to all of this.


Royal College of Physicians responds to the expansion of medical school places for 2025/26

Dr Sarah Clarke, RCP president, has responded to the expansion of medical school places for 2025/26.