Written evidence submitted by the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (DEL0081)

The Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM) is the single authoritative body for Emergency Medicine in the UK. Emergency Medicine is the medical specialty which provides doctors and consultants to A&E departments in the NHS in the UK and other healthcare systems across the world. The Royal 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.

Emergency Departments before the pandemic

Attendances during the pandemic

The positive changes we must ‘normalise’ moving forward

Challenges ahead



April 2020