Academy of Medical Royal Colleges


Also found in: Acronyms.

Academy of Medical Royal Colleges

A UK charity whose members are drawn from the Medical Royal Colleges through various committees. The AMRC has a leading role in doctors’ revalidation, training and education in the UK and provides a voice on generic health care issues for the benefit of patients and healthcare professionals.
References in periodicals archive ?
Summary: The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges say fizzy drinks should be taxed to help tackle spiralling levels of obesity.
He was speaking as medical professionals set out their recommendations for tackling obesity in a report published by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AoMRC).
ik The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, which represents Britain's 220,000 doctors, has also demanded a cull on takeaways near school gates to tackle spiralling national levels of obesity.
It will be led by Professor Neil Douglas, vice president of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and president of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.
The UK's Academy of Medical Royal Colleges report makes a series of recommendations aimed at recruiting more academic staff by making the career option more attractive.
A joint statement by the BMA's junior doctors committee and the trainees committee of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges warns that the Government's forthcoming Modernising Medical Careers scheme could bring about a "drastic" cut in the quality of the UK's consultants.
Dame Sue Bailey, of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, said: "Health professionals should have the same ambitions for the physical health of people with severe mental illness as for the general population.
Writing to the chairman of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, he said the Department of Health was committed to the August introduction of the contract, but was willing to hear what the doctors have to say.
The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges said the bitter dispute was "extremely damaging".
He was formerly president of the Intensive Care Society and vice chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges.
The Academy of Medical Royal colleges (AoMRC) says the nation is experiencing an obesity crisis .
It claims the levy would also help save lives by cutting consumption of sugar-laden drinks and has been backed by more than 60 organisations including the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, Friends of the Earth, the National Heart Forum and the Royal Society for Public Health.

Full browser ?