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RCP Manifesto for medicine – a healthier nation with access to excellent care

Ahead of the 2024 general election, the Royal College of Physicians has published a manifesto setting out five priority areas where the next UK government must take action.

Health Impact Assessment Regulations

Health impact assessment regulations

RCP Cymru Wales has published its response to the Welsh government’s consultation on draft regulations to mandate the use of health impact assessments.

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E-cigarettes and harm reduction: An evidence review

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has published a new report that looks at the part e-cigarettes can play in preventing death, disability and inequalities from tobacco use.

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The RCP responds to the government’s consultation on creating a smokefree generation and tackling youth vaping

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has submitted a response to the government’s consultation on creating a smokefree generation and tackling youth vaping.

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RCP briefing on the King's Speech debate ‘Building an NHS fit for the future’

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has issued a briefing to MPs ahead of the debate today on the King’s Speech ‘Building an NHS fit for the future’.

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More than a career

RCP Cymru Wales has published a new briefing paper that sets out the detailed Welsh findings from the 2022 UK census of consultant physicians.

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The RCP view: Hospital at Home and virtual wards

There has been considerable publicity and discussion from the NHS and UK government and in the media about the potential of ‘virtual wards, including Hospital at Home’ to alleviate current pressures on the NHS. It is important that professionals, patients and the public have a clear and balanced understanding of the terminology, and of the immediate and future benefits and risks of Hospital at Home and virtual wards.

The Doctors Behind The Debate

The doctors behind the debate

The three UK royal colleges of physicians have launched the latest in a series of joint briefing papers calling on assembly members to return to Stormont, form a new Executive and approve a multi-year budget for health and care.

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Llythyr agored i’r proffesiwn meddygol yng Nghymru

Rydym yn ysgrifennu hyn gyda chalon drom. Mewn wythnos pan gafwyd adroddiadau bod menywod sy’n llawfeddygon yn y GIG yn dioddef aflonyddu rhywiol, ymosodiadau rhywiol, ac mewn rhai achosion yn cael eu treisio gan gydweithwyr, mae wedi dod yn amlwg bod yr ymddygiadau hyn yn cael eu derbyn, a hyd yn oed yn cael eu cyfiawnhau a’u hesgusodi mewn rhai rhannau o’r byd – hyd yn oed yng Nghymru annwyl.