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Information from the Department of Health & Social Care and the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges on the risks of a no-deal Brexit

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AoMRC) have published their response to the government consultation on the ‘Development of a Serious Shortage Protocol’ for drug supplies in the possible event of a no-deal Brexit: ‘Serious shortages of drugs would cause significant risks to patients. The Academy therefore recognises that planning for managing a serious drug

RCOphth continue to express concern regarding junior doctors contract

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists remains concerned about the continuing dispute between the BMA and the Department of Health regarding the junior doctors contract. We continue to urge all sides to come together for further constructive negotiation without pre-conditions on either side. Independent arbitration may help to break the gridlock and this would be welcome. In