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We want more healthy children. So we make sure that our members get the knowledge and expertise they need, and we involve children, young people and families in all that we do.
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Given significant integration between Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland on health and social care, paediatricians here need further assurances on how Brexit will affect them.

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Clinical research fellowship in childhood disability

Applications are now open for this award, jointly funded by RCPCH and Newlife - The Charity for Disabled Children. It's open to any post-doctoral researcher who is a registered paediatrician, with the research carried out in the UK.

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Helping Babies Breathe

27 February 2020

Helping Babies Breathe is an evidence-based educational program to teach neonatal resuscitation techniques in resource-limited areas. It is an initiative of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), Unicef and other partners.