News Archive - 2015

Access all RCPCH news items published this year

Boy with cancer has sperm stem cells frozen

23 December 2015
Child health

9-year-old becomes first boy in UK to have testicular tissue frozen

Teenage girls most at risk as drinking levels soar

22 December 2015
Child health

Just under 55,000 people went to A&E with alcohol poisoning in 2013-14 reports the Nuffield Trust

DCH Clinical UK - 2016-1 online application extension

18 December 2015
Announcements

The 2016.1 UK DCH Clinical examination application period will be extended until Friday 8 January 2016.

Children given accident prevention book at A&E

18 December 2015
Child health

ROSPA produce book to educate children of dangers to home related injuries

Scotland bans smoking in cars carrying children

17 December 2015
RCPCH

RCPCH responds

RCPCH responds to screen time study published in ADC

17 December 2015
RCPCH

"More research is needed on the benefits and harms of different types of screen use" says Prof Russell Viner

Parents warned over counterfeit Christmas toys amid cancer fears

17 December 2015
Child health

Cheap imports from China contain too many phthalates which disrupt children's hormones

RCPCH responds to new research on antidepressants during pregnancy

15 December 2015
RCPCH

Dr Max Davie comments on the paper published in JAMA Pediatrics

Help get NHS staff to Christmas no.1

15 December 2015
RCPCH

Charity single released by NHS staff and is set to rival X Factor

S.A.F.E Embedding Huddles onto the PAU - stories from Birmingham Childrens' Hospital (2016)

15 December 2015
Announcements

How the Paediatric Admissions Unit (PAU) at Birmingham Children's Hospital embedded the 'Huddle' as part of a S.A.F.E programme