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NICE safe staffing advice for nursing care in wards

15 Jul 2014

NICE has issued final advice to the NHS on how to make the right decisions about nursing staff requirements to provide safe care for patients on adult inpatient wards in acute hospitals. The RCoA helped to shape the guidance, commenting specifically on the fact that the lack of...

Statement on alleged gassing in motor vehicles

14 Jul 2014

Despite the increasing numbers of reports of people being gassed in motor-homes or commercial trucks in France, and the warning put out by the Foreign Office for travellers to be aware of this danger, this College remains of the view that this is a myth. It is the view of the...

Professional recognition for RCoA President

10 Jul 2014

It has been a good couple of weeks for the College, but most especially the President, JP van Besouw whose contribution to the medical profession has been recognised through both an award of Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Fellowship of the...

RCoA President adds weight to the call for a national debate on...

09 Jul 2014

“In signing the letter in the Times on Monday, We need a proper health policy conversation, much reported in the media and debated on the Radio 4 programme Moral Maze later today I and others have sought to shine a light on the issue of the future and funding of healthcare in...

The RCoA Guide for Novice Trainees

08 Jul 2014

The RCoA Guide for Novice Trainees has been revised and updated for the 2014/15 academic year. The updated online version is now available on the College website. An email has been sent to all Anaesthesia and ACCS Novice Trainees starting in August 2014 with further information...

Next iteration of the 2010 Anaesthetics CCT Curriculum

07 Jul 2014

The GMC has confirmed approval for the next iteration of the 2010 Anaesthetics CCT Curriculum. This takes effect from 3 July 2014. Version 1.6 of the 2010 curriculum is now available on the website. The following changes are included: Complete revision of Annex F (ICM) to...

Global Tracheostomy Collaborative UK Launch Today

07 Jul 2014

The Global Tracheostomy Collaborative (GTC) has its UK launch today, at the Royal College of Surgeons.  The GTC are a multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, allied health practitioners and patients/caregivers from around the world working together to disseminate best...

Patient Blood Management Recommendations

01 Jul 2014

Patient Blood Management is a multidisciplinary, evidence-based approach to optimising the care of patients who might need blood transfusion. Patient Blood Management puts the patient at the heart of decisions made about blood transfusion to ensure they receive the best...

Consultation: Developing NICE guidelines - the manual

27 Jun 2014

The following is the College's response to this consultation. The College response focuses on the importance of involving lay members in the development of NICE guidance, not just to offer a patient perspective, but to stimulate discussion and identify gaps in content, which may...

Medical Women’s Federation - Junior Doctor Prize 2014 - Now Open!

27 Jun 2014

Junior Doctors are invited to submit an entry for the MWF Junior Doctor Prize on the topic: 'The Gadget that will change my medical life'.   The winning entry will receive a prize of £200 and will be invited to feature at the MWF’s Autumn Meeting in London.  Closing date for...

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