News Archive - 2017

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Call for nominations - Honorary Fellowship and James Spence Medal 2018

7 July 2017
Announcements

Honorary Fellowship and James Spence Medal 2018 - nominations open until Friday 18 August 2017.

The RCPCH, through the Smoke Free Action Coalition, has lobbied for the publication of a new Tobacco Control Plan

19 July 2017
RCPCH

RCPCH's State of Child Health report points to smoking in pregnancy and smoking amongst children and young people as key areas that need to be tackled

What would you present at RCPCH Conference?

19 July 2017
Announcements

Take the opportunity to present at next year’s flagship event; submission close on Thursday 31 August

Scotland’s kids going hungry in holidays is significant human rights issue

17 July 2017
Child health

Scotland’s new Children’s Commissioner calls on Scottish and UK Governments to collect accurate data on the extent of the problem

Growing gaps in children’s doctor workforce revealed in new report

17 July 2017
RCPCH

Dr Simon Clark says report sheds "further light on the pressures facing junior doctors" and "should act as a wakeup call for Government to act now"

High street shop to offer chickenpox vaccine despite warnings

14 July 2017
Child health

Public Health England have expressed concerns that the vaccine will increase the risk of adults contracting shingles

National Paediatric Diabetes Audit finds admission rates remain the same despite overall improvements in care

13 July 2017
RCPCH

Dr Justin Warner says it is "disappointing to see no improvement in admission rates" and calls for greater awareness of signs and symptoms of diabetes

Share our findings on poverty and child health with your MP

12 July 2017
Announcements

As this new parliament begins, we need MPs – both new and returning – to understand the impact of child poverty

Oxford University study finds that a third of teenagers are bullied regularly

12 July 2017
Child health

Research suggests greater efforts needed to tackle different forms of bullying

New legislation allows 'spare' emergency adrenaline autoinjectors in schools

11 July 2017
RCPCH

Campaign success as RCPCH teams up with colleagues across the allergy community to drive policy change...