2013

Press Release Archive - 2013

New Scottish & UK Medical Consensus on Urgent Care: Need For NHS To Adopt 7-Day Working & Eliminate ‘Boarding’ of Acutely Ill Patients

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh / Scottish Government

Press Release

17 November 2013

NEW SCOTTISH & UK MEDICAL CONSENSUS ON URGENT CARE: NEED FOR NHS TO ADOPT 7-DAY WORKING & ELIMINATE ‘BOARDING’ OF ACUTELY ILL PATIENTS

Medical & Government Action to Improve Urgent Care for Hospital Patients

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh/Scottish Government
Press Release

15 November 2013

MEDICAL & GOVERNMENT ACTION TO IMPROVE URGENT CARE FOR HOSPITAL PATIENTS
Senior doctors and health professionals from around the UK will be meeting in Edinburgh today at a high-level event which has been convened to reach consensus on how to reduce unnecessary bed moves for patients and improve patient flow, so as to ensure that there is sufficient capacity in hospitals and the community for patients’ needs including times of winter pressure.

RCPE Trainees’ Comment on Shape of Training Report: parallel expansion of general and specialty medicine required

RCPE Trainees & Members’ Committee Press Release
29 October 2013

Dr Rosemary Hollick, Chair of the RCPE Trainees & Members’ Committee, said,

“The RCPE Trainees & Members’ Committee contributed fully to the Shape of Training review, through the submission of written evidence and presentation of oral evidence based upon the concerns of our members [1]”.

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