By Dr Sarah-Jane Bailey and Kacey Cogle Read the full report here. The role of doctors and their relationship with the patients they care for has changed from when the NHS was set up 70 years ago. There are fewer transactional consultations about a single, curable illness or injury, and […]
The RCP has issued recommendations for the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to support doctors in providing patient care. Our policy statement urges industry to address real-world challenges, doctors to appraise the technology and regulators to develop guidance and evaluation methods.
The RCP has launched a new animated video outlining the impact the NHS has on the environment, and how health professionals can incorporate sustainability in their work.
Our Future Health (OFH) is an RCP programme of public debates, podcasts, and expert roundtables that will raise awareness on some of the most pressing issues facing our NHS today. Over the course of 2018, OFH is aiming to raise, and to find ways to tackle, some of the most […]
Prior to our first keynote debate on 9 May, The NHS at 70: how can it thrive and survive for another 70 years?, Ipsos MORI carried out exclusive polling on public attitudes to health and care. The poll was commissioned by the RCP, NHS Providers, NHS Clinical Commissioners and National…
To celebrate its 500-year anniversary, the RCP’s major new policy project Our Future Health is highlighting a number of health dilemmas to raise awareness of the impact on patients, the profession and the NHS. We’re identifying how doctors and the medical workforce can be supported to meet these challenges. In […]
Our Future Health is a new programme from the RCP, designed to explore the challenges faced by physicians in clinical practice. RCP policy projects and engagement manager Kacey Cogle and clinical fellow Dr Jenny Isherwood explain how longer life expectancy requires patients and the health service to work together in…
It seems timely not only to celebrate the great achievements of the NHS, but to face up to these challenges, and have some difficult conversations about the underperformance of many systems we have in place.