Category list : Royal College of Physicians
Putting the brakes on antibiotic use Subscription
The UK government should support calls from across the health service for national targets to reduce antibiotic prescribing, before resistance robs us of vital treatments.
Call for NHS to reduce antibiotic use to 2010 levels Subscription
NHS must commit to national targets to use fewer antibiotics to halt the rise in antimicrobial resistance, according to a coalition of health professional bodies.
Will it be society’s or Government’s ruin? Subscription
Last month, we learnt, following an investigation published in the BMJ, of some of the machinations behind the Government’s U-turn in July 2013 on minimum unit pricing for alcohol in England and Wales.
Patricia Wright, who began her career as a pharmacist before moving into senior NHS executive roles, has been appointed chief executive of the Royal College of Physicians.