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Doctors call for Earl Howe to be removed from role in Friends of the Royal College of Physicians

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f2239 (Published 09 April 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f2239
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. 1BMJ

Six fellows of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) have called for health minister Earl Howe to be removed from his position as chair of the Friends of the Royal College, owing to his prominent role in helping to push through the government’s health reforms.

In a letter to RCP president Richard Thompson, the senior clinicians said that Howe was “not a fit person to fulfil this …

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