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The College is established to advance education and research in Emergency Medicine. The College is responsible for setting standards of training and administering examinations in Emergency Medicine for the award of Fellowship and Membership of the College as well as recommending trainees for CCT in Emergency Medicine. 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. 

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News

LATEST NEWS:

Press Statement - Stafford children's A&E closure

Press Statement - Joint report with RCN recommends co-location of services

Press Statement - Pennine Acute CQC report

Press Statement - Potential closure of Grantham A&E

Dr Clifford Mann accepts advisory role with NHS England

Safety alert - two new device safety alerts published: Babytherm & VentStay Oxylog 3000 

Clinical audit - data entry now open

Safety alert - RightSign HIV, HCV, HBsAG Rapid Test Cassettes - devices may give incorrect results

Press release - RCEM calls for urgent action after latest A&E performance figures

RCEM/RCN/HEE National Census

2016/17 RCEM Clinical Audits - Registration Now Open

Healthcare leaders' letter to The Times on Valuing non-UK staff

GMC seeks new Medical Council Member

Clinical staff mental health training survey

New Best Practice Guidance - Pharmacological Agents for Procedural Sedation 

Press release - ACP credentialing 

Revised RCEM Standard - Consultant Sign-off

Position statement - Use of National Early Warning Scores (NEWS)

EMTA analysis of junior doctors contract

Press statement - RCEM urges junior doctors to vote in contract referendum

Press statement - RCEM responds to the potential closure of North Middlesex A&E 

Press statement - RCEM responds to bed-blocking comments

Press release - Essential facts about A&E in Northern Ireland

Press statement - North Middlesex CQC report

Vital Signs in Children - Clinical Audit report published today

VTE risk in lower limb immobilisation in plaster cast report published

Procedural Sedation - Clinical Audit report published today

Press statement - RCEM launches A&E Hub concept

Press statement - RCEM welcomes resolution of junior doctor contract dispute

New guidance - Acute Behavioural Disturbance

Press release - RCEM welcomes Nuffield report on reshaping the workforce

Press release - March 2016 A&E performance statistics

Press release - Wales A&E fact sheet

Essential facts regarding A&E services in Wales

Press statement - Junior Doctors Strike April 2016

New examination regulations now available

Press statement – downgrading of Chorley A&E

Press statement – February 2016 A&E performance statistics

Mental Capacity Act essay competition for doctors in training 

Report - Why does winter in A&E get worse every year? 

College response to Sir Bruce Keogh

Winter flow final report - 8 April 2016

Updated MAG form published by NHS England

College response to 96% fill rate of ACCS posts

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RCEM elects new President

New position statement: The 'on call' role of the EM Consultant 

Statement regarding ED closure or reconfiguration

Safety alert: missed aortic dissection

STEP Campaign

Press Statement - A&E Under Pressure

New best practice guidance: Management of Radiology Results in ED

Winter Flow Interim Published

CLEAR Campaign - clarification around 'Right Place of Safety' 

CLEAR Campaign launched with RCPsych

Homeless patients need better information provision to improve care

RCEM welcomes new initiative aimed at tackling harms of modern slavery

New RCEM position statement on Acute Ischaemic Stroke and Intravenous Thrombolysis

CEM New Examination Structure receives GMC Approval

RCEM and RCGP release joint statement on the emergency care system

New Crowding Toolkit launched

NCEPOD report launched - 'Just Say Sepsis!'

RCEM and Urgent Health UK make case for co-location of urgent care services

New guidance: Management of Adult Patients who attend Emergency Departments after Sexual Assault or Rape

RCEM announces new research Priority Setting Partnership

ED capacity management guidance 

RCEM launches STEP campaign in Wales

RCEM response to Monitor report, A&E delays: why did patients wait longer last winter?

RCEM and Care and Support Alliance statement welcoming NHS England’s Safer, faster, better report

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