Consultant Physicians: Duties, Responsibilities and Practice (Royal College of Physicians)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 4, November 2011].


This document provides information about commissioning, service organisation and standards, workforce requirements and job plans for 28 medical specialties. It is intended to be of assistance to commissioners, planners, hospital trusts, regional advisers, specialty leads and individual doctors.

The two main speciality submissions covering issues relating to dementia are those on Geriatric Medicine (starting on page 107) and Neurology (starting on page 165).

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Patterson, L. [ed.] (2011). Consultant physicians working with patients : the duties, responsibilities and practice of physicians in medicine. London: Royal College of Physicians (RCP), September 2011. 5th ed. 259p .ISBN: 9781860164521.

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