The Royal College of Emergency Medicine 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.
Within these pages you can find resources from the College's Policy Team. These resources are designed to tackle challenges facing the delivery of urgent and emergency care and to promote system resilience.
A&E Essential Facts
In 2015/2016 we published a series of fact sheets following unprecedented pressures on A&E departments last winter. The fact sheets and video below provide an overview of the current state of A&Es and the specialty of Emergency Medicine that should inform any responsible debate concerning A&E departments ahead of the winter of 2016/17.
The Facts about A & E