Royal College of Physicians

Type: Organization
Name: Royal College of Physicians
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Experts seek tougher skills test for foreign doctors

Guardian News and MediaLondonForeign doctors should face tougher tests of their skills before being allowed to practice in the UK because of concern that too many are not well enough trained, experts urged yesterday in studies published by the British ... [Published Gulf Times - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

"Safety fears over doctors who trained outside the EU", The London Times April 18 (subscription)

Since Irish hospitals recruit doctors from the same non-EU countries as the UK- India, Pakistan, Nigeria and Egypt - the same safety fears probably apply:-Non-EU doctors performed notably worse on key exams and performance reviews in the UK but they make ... [Published Politics.ie - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Clinical Excellence Awards 2014

The Royal College of Physicians today announces our involvement in the .TheRCP once again plays a role in making recommendations for ClinicalExcellence (previously known as Distinction) Awards. The process coversawards at Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum ... [Published Royal College of Physicians - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Caution is warranted on e-cigarettes craze

Image: GettyDear Editor,Progress has been described as the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance, and it is a perennial process, often vividly illustrated in our emergency departments.The other week, for instance, we saw a second case of accidental ... [Published Irish Medical Times - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Royal College of Physicians venue to hold WMDA International Donor Registry Conference

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) will hold the 10 th  annual International Donor Registry Conference in partnership with the World Marrow Donor Association (WMDA). The event will take place on the 14 th -17 th  May 2014 with over 200 attendees for ... [Published Xenios - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

New president for the Royal College of Physicians

Published on: 17/04/14Professor Jane Dacre has been elected as the new president of the Royal College of Physicians .Dacre is currently director of UCL Medical School, and a consultant doctor and rheumatologist at the Whittington Hospital in North London. ... [Published Pharmafocus - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Halton hires two top staff

Halton Region has found replacements for two of its retiring senior staffers.Regional council approved on Wednesday the appointment of Dr. Hamidah K. Meghani as its new commissioner and medical officer of health, and James A. Harnum as commissioner of ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Royal College of Physicians elects new president

16 . 04 .14 Professor Jane Dacre has been elected president of the Royal College of Physicians, beating nine other candidates.Professor Dacre, director of UCL Medical School and a consultant physician and rheumatologist at the Whittington Hospital in ... [Published National Health Executive - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Summer picnic offer at RCP

To mark the half-centenary of its Regent's Park home, the Royal College of Physicians is giving delegates the chance to enjoy a picnic in its private gardens. The deal runs from 14 July-31 Augustand costs £50pp +VAT. ... [Published Square Meal - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 3 reports

UCL Professor Jane Dacre elected president of the Royal College of Physicians

UCL Professor Jane Dacre elected president of the Royal College of Physicians ... [Published Noodls - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Should we have a standard prescription chart across the NHS?

A trial in Scotland is working on developing a new standardised prescribing and administration chart to cut out errors in prescribing wrong doses or the wrong drug by clinical staff.The new standardised chart , designed by the Royal College of Physicians ... [Published Nursing Times - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Vacancy for an RCP representative for Hepatology on the Joint Specialty Committee for Gastroenterology & Hepatology

New member sought for the JSC for Gastroenterology & HepatologyThe Royal College of Physicians is seeking an RCP fellow to join the Joint Specialty Committee for Gastroenterology & Hepatology as an RCP representative for hepatology. The JSC brings together ... [Published Royal College of Physicians - Apr 14 2014]

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Owen is adamant that doctors have a moral duty to provide a correct diagnosis, even if the results cause guilt, unease or distress. "We must give every patient the best chance of an accurate diagnosis, so we can give them the appropriate care that goes along with that diagnosis."

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Experts seek tougher skills test for foreign do... [Published Gulf Times - Apr 18 2014]
"Safety fears over doctors who trained outside ... [Published Politics.ie - Apr 18 2014]
Foreign doctors 'should face tougher skills tes... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 18 2014]
Oakville doctor new Halton Medical Officer of H... [Published Inside Halton - Apr 17 2014]
Clinical Excellence Awards 2014 [Published Royal College of Physicians - Apr 17 2014]
Caution is warranted on e-cigarettes craze [Published Irish Medical Times - Apr 17 2014]
RCP to host WMDA International Donor Registry C... [Published Conference-News.co.uk - Apr 17 2014]
New president for the Royal College of Physicians [Published Pharmafocus - Apr 17 2014]
Halton Region appoints Oakville woman new Medic... [Published Inside Halton - Apr 16 2014]
2014-2015 Genzyme/ACMG Foundation Medical Genet... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 16 2014]
Royal College of Physicians venue to hold WMDA ... [Published Xenios - Apr 16 2014]
Halton hires two top staff [Published Hamilton Spectator - Apr 16 2014]
Royal College of Physicians to host Donor Regis... [Published Conference & Incentive Travel Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
Royal College of Physicians elects new president [Published National Health Executive - Apr 16 2014]
Summer picnic offer at RCP [Published Square Meal - Apr 15 2014]
New mentoring scheme for Core Medical Trainees ... [Published Hospital Dr - Apr 15 2014]
UCL Professor Jane Dacre elected president of t... [Published Noodls - Apr 15 2014]
15.04 - UCL Professor Jane Dacre elected presid... [Published MyScience - Apr 15 2014]
Delegates to enjoy picnics in the park this summer [Published Meetpie - Apr 15 2014]
Professor Jane Dacre is elected president of th... [Published Royal College of Physicians - Apr 14 2014]
Should we have a standard prescription chart ac... [Published Nursing Times - Apr 14 2014]
Rail Safety Summit: Changing passenger behaviour [Published Rail.co - Apr 14 2014]
Vacancy for an RCP representative for Hepatolog... [Published Royal College of Physicians - Apr 14 2014]
South Shields fraud doctor faces jail [Published Shields Gazette - Apr 12 2014]
Trainee shortages are making workforce planning... [Published BMJ Careers - Apr 11 2014]
The Diary: Our very own Queen to appear on the ... [Published Irish Independent - Apr 11 2014]
Obituary: Dr Mary Macdonald, 90 [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Apr 11 2014]
Harvard professors' fossil fuel divestment letter [Published The Reference Frame - Apr 11 2014]
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Harvard professors' fossil fuel divestment letter [Published The Reference Frame - Apr 11 2014]
I was told about a letter signed by some Harvard faculty urging the president and the Harvard Corporation to eliminate the fossil-fuel investments from the endowment and to otherwise harass and discriminate against the fine folks who work in that industry ...
How to Make People Quit Smoking: Full Transcript [Published Freakonomics - Apr 03 2014]
[MUSIC: Pearl Django, “Freeway” (from Swing 48 )] Stephen DUBNER: Hey, so Levitt what’s the most exciting news you think that we could tell the people who listen to the Freakonomics Radio podcast? Steve LEVITT: That after four or five years we ...
VIDEO: 'I've lost 4 inches in height' [Published BBC News Video - UK - Mar 07 2014]
The Royal College of Physicians claims better screening for osteoporosis would reduce the risk of further injury as well as cost to the NHS. ...
[Editorial] The Royal College of Physicians votes [Published The Lancet - Mar 07 2014]
“We can't afford a rogue President”, said one senior officer at the UK's Royal College of Physicians last week. His feeling was understandable. The College is one of the most powerful and influential professional organisations in British medicine. But ...
Healthcare social media #HCSM - top articles [Published Clinical Cases and Images: CasesBlog - Feb 12 2014]
Here are my suggestions for some of the top articles related to healthcare social media (#HCSM) in the past 2-4 weeks:"Is Google accidentally killing Wikipedia?" with "Knowledge Graph" snippets http://buff.ly/1hiuwNx - page views fell by 12% in 2013.Patient ...
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