COVID-19

Today’s top COVID-19 news

Today’s top COVID-19 news

The UK’s top health news on Friday 10 July 2020

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Supporting the workforce

Supporting the workforce

A joint statement from the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, the British Medical Association, NHS Confederation, NHS Providers, the Royal College of Nursing and UNISON.

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COVID-19: International Media Update, 29 June 2020

COVID-19: International Media Update, 29 June 2020

During this current health crisis, we are temporarily publishing our weekly international news update, which is also emailed to our Fellows and Members and Fellows. If you are a member of the College and would like to receive these daily updates, please log in to the College Dashboard and update your settings.

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College joins calls for a rapid review of COVID-19 position as we prepare for the future

College joins calls for a rapid review of COVID-19 position as we prepare for the future

College President Professor Jackie Taylor joined with leaders of Royal Colleges and other leading health organisations to call on the leaders of theleading UK political parties to establish a transparent rapid review of where we are and what needs to be done to prevent and prepare for a second wave of COVID-19.

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COVID-19: International Media Update, 22 June 2020

COVID-19: International Media Update, 22 June 2020

During this current health crisis, we are temporarily publishing our weekly international news update, which is also emailed to our Fellows and Members and Fellows. If you are a member of the College and would like to receive these daily updates, please log in to the College Dashboard and update your settings.

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Re-starting Examination Activity: Update

Re-starting Examination Activity: Update

We are now accepting applications for examinations to be held in September 2020 onwards as per the advertised opening/closing dates. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation we are currently working as a College, and in conjunction with our Intercollegiate partners, to identify ways to continue to deliver examinations whilst adhering to the relevant Government guidance. The safety of our candidates, examiners and staff is our key priority.

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New JRCPTB “Training matters” newsletter

New JRCPTB “Training matters” newsletter

The Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board (JRCPTB) has published its latest digital newsletter. “Training matters”.

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College responds to report on the impact of COVID-19 on BAME groups

College responds to report on the impact of COVID-19 on BAME groups

Speaking following the publication of Public Health England’s report “Beyond the data: Understanding the impact of COVID-19 on BAME groups”, College President Professor Jackie Taylor welcomed the report, and called on government to quickly develop plans to implements the recommendations.

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The Virtual Doctors: Developing a Sustainable Telemedicine Service in Rural Africa

The Virtual Doctors: Developing a Sustainable Telemedicine Service in Rural Africa

In this blog, I want to tell you about the Virtual Doctors, a UK-based NGO that I have been volunteering with for the past 2 years. I also want to share the challenges that COVID-19 presents to the rural health centres that we support, within Zambia and Malawi.

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COVID-19: International Media Update, 15 June 2020

COVID-19: International Media Update, 15 June 2020

During this current health crisis, we are temporarily publishing our weekly international news update, which is also emailed to our Fellows and Members and Fellows. If you are a member of the College and would like to receive these daily updates, please log in to the College Dashboard and update your settings.

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