Knowledge * Influencing Policy and Parliamentary Affairs * Consultations

Consultations, and calls for evidence, are conducted by a range of external stakeholders, including governmental bodies, to ensure their work is guided and informed. We aim to engage members in all consultations which directly impact on the speciality, the rheumatology multidisciplinary team as a whole and their respective professions, along with broader topics such as employment. Please contact our Policy and Public Affairs Team if you wish to contribute to the BSR’s response to the above consultations.

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    DH Consultation Undergrad Medical Places

    The consultation response highlighted the need for the 1,500 new medical undergraduate places to be allocated to institutions which encourage uptake into under recruited specialities.   Department of Health’s consultation...

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    Nursing and Midwifery Council: Standards of proficiency for registered nurses

    The draft standards describe key components of the roles, responsibilities and accountabilities of registered nurses.

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    Skills for Health: Advanced Clinical Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard Survey

     A proposed standard for a Level Seven advanced clinical practitioner (ACP) apprenticeship. 

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    Nursing and Midwifery Council: Prescribing and standards for medicines management

    The draft standards propose that nurses and midwives will be ready to prescribe when they register with us, enabling them to gain prescribing practice experience straight after qualification.

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