Medical Royal Colleges


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Medical Royal Colleges

The professional Colleges in the UK which represent GPs (Royal College of General Practitioners) and specialists (consultants)—e.g., Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Royal College of Pathologists, Royal College of Surgeons, etc. The Royal Colleges are responsible for training of junior doctors, conducting specialty examinations and awarding Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT). The Royal Colleges are also responsible for education and research in their field, and for advising Government, the public, and professional peers on matters related to the College’s expertise. The 18 Royal Colleges in the UK, Irish Colleges and Faculty of Dental Surgery are represented at the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges.
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The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges Wales (AMRCW), which represents 16 medical colleges and faculties, has compiled a list of all the key policy actions it requires of the Welsh Government by 2020.
As part of this vision to empower patients there will also be action to take forward the findings from the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges report on clinical accountability.
Today, the RCN have teamed up with the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and Faculties in Scotland to call on the SNP Government to listen to wider concerns.
A new campaign called Choosing Wisely, which aims to revolutionise NHS healthcare, has been introduced by The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AoMRC) which represents 220,000 doctors in the UK.
The work being done by some of the medical royal colleges and others to boost recruitment and retention in some specialties is welcome and demonstrates that these issues can be tackled.
Guidelines set out by The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in the early 1990s suggest that it is rarely possible to confirm whether a baby under two months old is brain-stem dead.
The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges is also continuing to work on its standards for the delivery of 7 day Consultant Present Care.
Supporting this call to action is Terence Stephenson, chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, who said: "The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges 2013 report on obesity "Measuring Up" draws attention to the urgent need to combat sugary drinks in our schools and for all schools and hospitals to have food standards.
Finally, in 2011, the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AMRC) commissioned and published a systematic literature review, funded by the United Kingdom Department of Health and conducted by the National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health at the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
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).

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