Tagged: Academy of Medical Royal Colleges

The medical profession’s prescription to the nation’s obesity crisis

Obesity levels in the western world are reaching unprecedented proportions. There is now growing acknowledgement from policy makers and healthcare professionals that we are grappling with one of the biggest threats to public health in the 21st century. The Academy report and 10 … Read more → – The medical profession’s prescription to the nation’s obesity crisis

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Patients have a right to the same standard of care 7 days a week

Patients in hospital should be reviewed by a consultant at least once every 24 hours, including weekends and bank holidays, unless there are good reasons for them to not to have a daily review,  an authoritative report has recommended. The … Read more → – Patients have a right to the same standard of care 7 days a week

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