23 August 2016
Honorary Treasurer at the RCGP, Dr Helen Stokes-Lampard responds to new research out today from the British Journal of Cancer, on the link between Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) and increased risk of breast cancer.
18 August 2016
Dr Helen Stokes-Lampard, spokesperson for the Royal College of GPs, said: “We are currently seeing a dangerous epidemic of childhood obesity across the country – the tragedy being that overweight children invariably have a life marred by ill-health, and increased risk of conditions such as cancer and diabetes ahead of them.
17 August 2016
RCGP Annual Primary Care Conference 2016: Energising Primary Care - Harrogate International Centre, 6-8 October 2016
15 August 2016
Dr Maureen Baker, Chair of the RCGP, has responded to a BJGP report on GP receptionists' role in patient care.
11 August 2016
Mind has today released research¹ revealing that almost nine in ten (88%) primary care workers find their work life stressful, significantly higher than the wider UK workforce (56%)². The poll of over 1,000 NHS workers in primary care, including GPs, practice nurses, practice managers and their colleagues, also showed that work is currently the most stressful area of their lives, ahead of their finances, health, family life and relationships.
09 August 2016
The Royal College of GPs and the BMA have released a joint statement saying that the recognition of GPs as specialists in general practice/family medicine in the UK is long overdue.
08 August 2016
We are aware that the Clarity/RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs is currently unavailable due to a technical issue.
08 August 2016
Responding to plans by a CCG in Merseyside to suspend all non-urgent referrals to hospitals by GPs to ease winter pressures, Dr Maureen Baker, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, said:
02 August 2016
Commenting on the role of paramedics in the community, RCGP Chair Dr Maureen Baker has said: