The Royal College of Emergency Medicine, partner of the Health & Care Forum
The College works to ensure high quality care by setting and monitoring standards of care, and providing expert guidance and advice on policy to relevant bodies on matters relating to Emergency Medicine. It is calling for the training of additional emergency physicians to address the shortage of 2,200 consultants, improvement in systems, processes and services to allow for the timely care of patients and support for staff to enable improvements in patient care and improved retention of emergency physicians in the NHS workforce.
The College is established to advance education and research in Emergency Medicine. It sets the standards of training for emergency medicine physicians and advanced clinical practitioners as well as running examinations in Emergency Medicine for the award of Fellowship and Membership of the College. It also recommends trainees for their Certificate of Completion of Training in Emergency Medicine.