GMC outline their workforce strategy amid concerns that the NHS is reaching breaking point
The GMC’s eighth annual ‘The state of medical education and practice in the UK’ report sets out challenges in healthcare throughout 2018. At the heart of the report is a concern that the current capacity crisis being felt on the frontline may stall 70 years of progress made by the NHS. The report looks at
Academy of Medical Royal Colleges outlines priorities for NHS England’s proposed 10 year plan
The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) has contributed to the Academy’s response to the proposed 10 year plan to deliver improvements in the NHS. Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, wishes to ensure that Medical Royal Colleges (MRCs) and clinicians are key contributors to the planning process. The Academy has collated
The Royal College of Ophthalmologists responds to the HEE Workforce consultation
Health Education England (HEE), the body responsible for overseeing training of the NHS workforce, has begun developing its first ever system-wide strategy for delivering the NHS and social care workforce for the next two decades. They published a first draft of the strategy for consultation which we and other health and care organisations responded to.
The Royal College of Ophthalmologists receives new funding to support eye health workforce development
The Royal College of Ophthalmologists has received funding to develop the Ophthalmology Common Clinical Competency Framework (OCCCF) to become a reality, enabling further development of an ophthalmology-led multidisciplinary workforce to meet the increasing demands on the hospital eye service. The RCOphth will lead on this collaborative project with the Royal College of Nursing, the College