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Friday, 25th April 2014 - 05:13

Academy of Medical Royal Colleges

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges speaks on standards of care and medical education across the UK. By bringing together the expertise of the medical Royal Colleges and Faculties it drives improvement in heath and patient care through education, training and quality standards.

Meetings

  • Academy Council Meeting

    Wednesday, 30 April 2014
  • Academy Nutrition Group

    Thursday, 15 May 2014
  • Academy Education Strategy Committee

    Tuesday, 17 June 2014
  • Academy Foundation Programme Committee

    Thursday, 19 June 2014
  • Academy Assessment Committee

    Thursday, 19 June 2014
  • Academy Health Inequalities Forum

    Thursday, 26 June 2014
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Rolling News

  • Changes to Trainee Doctor Rotations are Needed to Improve Patient Safety and Quality of Care

    The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges is today publishing proposals to end the so-called ‘black Wednesday’ phenomenon – the day in August every year when medical trainees across the UK move to a new post in a hospital, which has traditionally been accompanied by a spike in mortality rates.
     
    With patient safety paramount, the Academy reviewed the current rotation system for trainee doctors and recommend changes...

  • Action on Junk Food Marketing Petition - Sign up today

     

    Today sees the launch of the Action on Junk Food Marketing petition to:
    • Move the responsibility for developing monitoring and evaluation advertising regulations to a body independent of the advertising industry
    • Amend regulations to prevent TV advertisements for unhealthy food and drinks before 9pm
    • Introduce consistent and effective regulations to protect under 16s across all forms of media...
     
     

     

  • UKDEC statement regarding the potential for neonatal organ donation in a children's hospital

    The UK Donation Ethics Committee (UKDEC) welcomes this study, and supports the need to offer donation to bereaved parents whenever possible.  The existing guidance in relation to the diagnosis of brain-stem death in infants between 37 weeks gestation and 2 months of age is currently being reviewed by a working group of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. We would hope that any new guidance gives clarity to doctors caring for dying babies in the diagnosis of brain death and the opportunity to consider organ donation with the parents.

  • NHS Change day

    Today is the second NHS Change day, a day when NHS staff pledge to do something to make the health service better.  Co-founded by the past Chair of the Academy Trainee Doctor’s committee, Dr Damian Roland, the day has received over 300,000 pledges already this year. The Academy is pleased to continue to give its support to the initiative...

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AoMRC Tweets

Congratulations to Professor Jane Dacre elected President of the Royal College of Physicians (London) to take office in July

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Congratulations to Professor Jane Dacre elected President of the Royal College of Physicians (London) to take office in July

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