Royal College of Physicians

You're Living Too Long, Doctors Say

PA | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK

More must be done to improve the efficiency of the NHS and address the "budget crisis" affecting it as people enjoy longer life expectancies, experts ...

Why Asthma Kills

Anna Murphy | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Anna Murphy

Every year approximately 1400 people die from asthma in the UK, more than the number of deaths from asthma in Austria, Finland, Sweden, Poland and Por...

New Year - Same Old Nonsense About Obesity

Angela Meadows | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Angela Meadows

No intervention for obesity has been proven to produce clinically significant and sustainable weight loss in the medium- to long-term. Not diet, not exercise, not behavioural interventions, not even bariatric surgery.

'This Is No Way To Run A Health Service'

PA | Posted 13.09.2012 | UK

Hospitals are so full that elderly patients are being discharged in the middle of the night and routine blood tests are being conducted at 3am, the Ro...

Royal College of Physicians Votes Against NHS Reforms

Huffington Post | Chris York | Posted 16.03.2012 | UK Politics

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has voted overwhelmingly in favour to reject the Health and Social Care Bill as it stands. On Friday it was a...

Just When You Thought There Was No-One Left To Oppose It..

Posted 27.04.2012 | UK Politics

Nine out of 10 hospital doctors - members of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) - want the NHS reform to be scrapped, according to a survey leaked ...

Drinkers Should Have Three Alcohol-Free Days A Week, Experts Warn

Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 24.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Despite the current drinking guidelines deeming it safe to drink every day of the week in moderation, the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has slamme...