Friday, 18 May
Earlier this month, I used this blog to express my concerns
about an HSJ article indicating that NHS London planned to
cut its mental health research and analysis budget. I thought you
might like to see that HSJ ran a
follow up story yesterday with some of my comments.
I was pleased to hear today that Health
Minister Simon Burns has written to ACCEA asking them to launch the
2012 round of Clinical Excellence Awards. The Chairman of the
Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, Professor Sir Neil
Douglas, has put out
a statement welcoming the decision and saying that they
look forward to the publication of the independent DDRB report in
Since becoming President, I've enjoyed finding
new ways of communicating with members - such as through this blog.
On Wednesday I met Dr Chrissy Boardman, co-editor of our College
eNewsletter, who introduced me to the world of
podcasting. Chrissy asked me lots of questions about the work
I do, and you can listen to our discussion here (just click on the 'Download' icon on
the right-hand side).
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