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.

2024

RCPath statement on the publication of death certification regulations and announcement of a statutory implementation date

15 April 2024

The College welcomes the publication of the regulations relating to the reforms to death certification and the announcement that they will become statutory from 9 September this year.

2023

RCPath statement on the publication of Medical Examiner regulations

14 December 2023

The College welcomes the publication of details of the upcoming reforms to death certification, which are expected to be introduced from April 2024.

2022

Blog – Celebrating International Pathology Day 2022

19 December 2022

Discover the highlights from the first hybrid conference held for International Pathology Day.

2021

Service Spotlight: Patient Safety at the heart of the Oxford Anticoagulation Service

09 December 2021

Dr Susan Shapiro, a Consultant Haematologist at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and winner of our Achievements Awards in 2019, shares her experience with her MDT team and their achievements in working with communities and patient groups.

2020

Blog – Approaching difficult conversations in the workplace

22 December 2020

Dr Chris Tiplady, Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer and Director of Undergraduate Studies for University of Sunderland reflects on the challenges in holding difficult conversations as a manager and clinical lead.

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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.