News Archive - 2017

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Call for nominations - President, Registrar, Vice President

31 July 2017
Announcements

Nominations are open for the President, Registrar and Vice President until 5pm on Tuesday 26 September 2017.

Neonatal care improving, but key measures show variation in care

21 September 2017
RCPCH

Royal College calls on units to share best practice to further improve care of preterm babies

Latest figures show target for MMR vaccination for five year olds in England has been met for the first time

20 September 2017
RCPCH

Prof Helen Bedford said the UK is “fortunate to have a highly successful childhood immunisation programme” but there remains room for improvement

Blog: Changes to how the College manages personal data

20 September 2017
RCPCH

Next year the legislation which determines the College’s data protection policies will be updated

Quarter of 14-year-old girls 'have signs of depression'

20 September 2017
Child health

Findings from National Children’s Bureau highlight need for early intervention and treatment

More pregnant women to get Group B Strep treatment

13 September 2017
Child health

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists recommends preventative antibiotics for all babies born early

Research published in the Archives of Diseases in Childhood finds overall improvement in survival rates of preterm babies

8 September 2017
RCPCH

Professor Neena Modi says this is a tribute to the dedication of healthcare professionals around the country

Child safety fears and long waiting times highlighted as Royal College calls for more doctors in the community

6 September 2017
RCPCH

Dr Gabrielle Laing says shortages and growing demands are resulting in "unacceptable" delays and less time for child protection

Cases of four-year-olds arriving at school unable to speak properly on the rise

6 September 2017
Child health

National Association of Head Teachers believe issues has worsened over past five years

Schools and nurseries helping youngsters improve dental care in Scotland

5 September 2017
Child health

Childsmile initiative aims to tackle rise in tooth decay, particularly in children from deprived areas