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Leaving the EU - message from your President

Paediatricians understand that when life gets tough, it is our interconnectedness that often steers us through. Russell highlights his concerns about the impact of Brexit on children and young people, and on our public life and institutions.
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Some positive action, but more needs to be done to improve Scotland’s child health

Responding to today’s Programme for Government, RCPCH Scotland highlighted the mixed bag offered by Scottish Government for Scotland’s children. RCPCH Scotland welcomed the actions being taken on air pollution, child poverty, early year’s mental health and disability assistance.
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Tougher baby food regulations needed to improve child health, say experts

The measure forms part of a range of recommendations made by RCPCH as part of our ambitious “Prevention Vision”. The amount of free sugar in baby food should be reduced and the Government should place a “moratorium” on public health funding cuts, according to bold recommendations outlined today by l...

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