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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 survey comes as seven medical royal colleges have joined eleven healthcare organisations and a range of politicians from across the UK in making a commitment to promote positive attitudes towards rest and wellbeing for the NHS workforce.
The academy of medical royal colleges (the academy) is the coordinating body for the 24 medical royal colleges and faculties across the uk and ireland.
As a result, the GMC is making it easier for more doctors to attend: new evening and Saturday workshops have been introduced, and Sunday sessions are being piloted combining workshops with doctors' compulsory registration and ID checks new regional 'catchment area' workshops, held at more locations across the UK working with partner organisations, such as NHS trusts and medical royal colleges, to host workshops.
SHAAP's work is led by a steering group with representation from the Medical Royal Colleges and Faculties in Scotland as well as invited experts.
He received honorary degrees from six UK universities and honorary fellowships from five medical royal colleges, as well as becoming an Honorary Professor at the School of Health at the University of Durham.
Caroline Cerny, of the Obesity Health Alliance, a coalition of leading health charities, medical royal colleges and campaign groups, said "We can do something about this."
The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges demands that letters sent directly to patients must avoid the use of Latin, acronyms or technical terms.
PATIENTS in Greater Manchester should question their doctor about the harms as well as the benefits of tests, treatments and procedures they are prescribed, according to new guidance from the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges.
He is also a past president and chairman of Council of the Royal College of General Practitioners, a past president of the British Medical Association and a former vice-chairman of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges.
The international Choosing Wisely movement, launched by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in Wales, aims to promote more open conversations between patients and their doctors.
The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges criticised the proposed waves of strike action while the British Medical Association is fully supportive of the action.
And, as a report from the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges says, the health service wastes PS2.3bn a year on "procedures and processes that could be done better, more cheaply or not at all", it could start there!

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