News

Welcome to the news and public affairs section of the website. On this page, you will find the latest press releases from the College, copies of the President's monthly e-newsletter and factsheets about pathology.

This section also contains our blogs, which can be also be viewed on our blogs and videos page.

2020

Service Spotlight: the Mortuary Department at West Herts NHS Trust

27 March 2020

In the second instalment of our Service Spotlight series, we asked the RCPath Excellence Award winning team at the Mortuary Department at West Herts NHS Trust how they encourage learning and stay positive in a practice that can be mentally tough.

2019

Service Spotlight: Liverpool ocular pathology services

11 December 2019

To launch our new Service Spotlight blog series, we visited the ocular pathology service in Liverpool and spoke to RCPath Excellence Award winner Professor Sarah Coupland about what makes the service so unique.

2018

Blog – Uncertainty in diagnosis: what to do when you don’t know what to do

19 December 2018

In the third instalment of our series on key professional competencies, Dr Chris Tiplady explores the subject of uncertainty and how to respond when you’re asked to make a definitive diagnosis in the face of limited evidence.

2017

College responds to GMC report - medical profession at ‘crunch point’

19 December 2017

The UK’s medical profession is at ‘a crunch point’ and will face increasing pressure over the next 20 years a GMC report finds.

2016

Care Quality Commission report to end missed opportunities to learn from patient deaths

13 December 2016

The College response to a CQC review which has found that the NHS is missing opportunities to learn from patient deaths and that too many families are not being listened to

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Vote by European Parliament on data protection welcomed

22 December 2015

Vote by European Parliament on data protection welcomed by Chair of RCPath Research Committee