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Royal College joins over 80 organisations in support of raising minimum unit price for alcohol

19 Mar 2024

Over 80 organisations come together in unprecedented move in support of raising the minimum unit price for alcohol to 65p ...

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More than half of doctors seeing more patients with illness due to avoidable social harms

01 Mar 2024

The latest census from the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians in the UK found that 55% of consultant physicians had seen more patients with ill health over the last three months due to ...

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Inequalities in health: What do we know and what can we do?

25 Oct 2023

The UK’s National Health Service was designed in response to visible health inequalities, pushed forward by collectivist attitudes in the post-war era. Widening access to healthcare for all peopl...

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College shares open letter to Health Secretary on Major Conditions Strategy

28 Jun 2023

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has co-signed an open letter with the British Geriatrics Society and other leading health and care organisations regarding the proposed Major...

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College joins UKHACC in urging First Minister to lead on climate for health

12 May 2023

The UK Health Alliance on Climate Change and its members have sent a letter to the First Minister, urging him to prioritise sustainability and lead in driving forward the critical changes needed to...

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Workforce Recovery and Transformation
Health services in many parts of the world are over-stretched due to workforce shortages, rising demand for services and difficulties in retaining staff.
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A healthy healthcare workforce is essential for patient care. When the workforce is exhausted, experiencing burnout, and struggling to balance their work and personal lives, it impacts on everyone.
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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
We are committed to standing up for equality, diversity and inclusion. We want our College to reflect the diversity in the NHS workforce and in the patients that we care for.
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Climate Change and Sustainability
Climate change has caused great harm to our planet and warnings of increasingly extreme heatwaves, droughts and flooding will all place a significant burden on our health outcomes.
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Health Inequalities
The health inequalities in our society have been both highlighted and exacerbated by the covid pandemic. There is a need to do things differently.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on the lives of healthcare professionals, and the urgent need to learn whilemfocusing on delivering the best care for our patients has been an enormous challenge.
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