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Chief Medical Officer alert - Novel coronavirus

There have been reported cases in China of respiratory infections caused by a novel coronavirus, which is classified as an airborne high consequence infectious disease (HCID) in the UK. As of 10 February 2020, there are eight confirmed cases in the UK. Governments and public health officials in all ...
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Council meeting summary - January 2020

The College's Council last met on 23 January 2020. The main topics discussed were updates on the Shape of Paediatric Training, the Clinical Excellence Awards (ACCEA) and our forthcoming State of Child Health report.
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RCPCH responds to DHSC announcement on flexible training courses to improve recruitment

The Government is to consider more flexible training for healthcare professionals who wish to switch discipline. The Department of Health and Social Care said that people who are already working as healthcare professionals "could train to become doctors and nurses more quickly now that the UK has le...

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