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Royal College of Physicians (RCP)

Professional body with goal to improve the quality of patient care.

The Royal College of Physicians is a professional body that aims to improve the quality of patient care by continually raising medical standards.

We represent over 36,000 physicians in the UK and worldwide, leading medical debate, and lobbying and advising government and other decision-makers on their behalf.

We undertake clinical audits and publish guidelines and standards on clinical practice and patient care. We maintain professional standards of physicians through examinations, training courses, continuous professional development and educational conferences.

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People at Royal College of Physicians (RCP)

Andrew Goddard

Gastroenterologist and President of the Royal College of Physicians

Royal College of Physicians (RCP) News

New era of prescribing medicines: new genetic test finds out better and safer drugs

BBC - 29-Mar-2022

NHS to roll out genetic test that is currently able to match 40 drugs to patient's genetic code


Cooking can make indoors as polluted as London streets

Guardian - 15-May-2019

Here's my Flow reading - definitely peaks when cooking dinner


Air pollutants in our homes claim thousands of lives

Telegraph - 20-Feb-2016

Indoor air pollution contributes to 99,000 deaths annually in Europe. Causes include: 1. carbon...