Academy of Medical Royal Colleges


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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.
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The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AoMRC) this week launched a campaign to combat obesity, describing the McD initiative as "the single greatest public-health threat in the UK".
The BMA's junior doctors committee and the trainees committee of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges warns that the forthcoming Modernising Medical Careers scheme could bring about a "drastic" cut in the quality of consultants.
Prof Black is a past-President of the Royal College of Physicians, of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, and of the British Lung Foundation.
A NEW campaign by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges representing more than 220,000 doctors across all specialities, has been launched to tackle the UK's obesity epidemic.
The levy would also help save lives by cutting consumption of sugar-laden drinks, said the report, which 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.
A recent report by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges recommended 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.
Cash raised from a fizzy drinks tax could be used to help fund weight-loss programmes and prevent a new generation of obesity, an Academy of Medical Royal Colleges report said.
Cash raised from a fizzy drinks tax could be used to help fund weight-loss programmes and prevent a new w generation of obesity, an Academy of Medical Royal Colleges report said.
Women with an unwanted pregnancy do have a higher incidence of mental health issues than those in the general population, but the rates of problems are the same whether a woman opts for a termination or goes on to give birth, according to the report commissioned and published by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges.
The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges wants hospitals to adopt nutritional standards for the food they serve staff and patients that already apply in state schools in England.
But Professor Terence Stephenson, vice cha Coll pro enc oth aa chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, said: "No one could question that providing children with toys that encourage them to be active is anything other than a good thing, but only being able to have them once you've bought a fairly unhealthy meal just doesn't stack up.

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