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"It is the best invention of the 20th century": what children value about the NHS

We met with children and young people at community groups, schools and hospitals across the UK. They told us, "they are lifesavers" and that the NHS "helps people when they need it most". They also advised that "NHS staff have someone to look after them too". Take a look and share our 90-second vide...
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Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016 now in force

This Act aims to increase public transparency about lobbying. It means that face-to-face communication RCPCH Scotland may have with ministers, MSPs and Scottish Government special advisers, where we discuss aims to progress child health policy on behalf of the College, must be included in the Lobbyi...
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Fragmented approach to child health damaging long term health of nation, RCPCH warns

Child health is suffering at the hands of a disjointed approach from central Government is the warning from the RCPCH as it publishes its “State of Child Health: One year on” scorecard today. The scorecards for England, Scotland and Wales describe progress against the series of recommendations made ...
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Blog: Explore Your Medical Archives!

To celebrate Explore Your Archive 2017, we've teamed up with Archivists at the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in a blog about our collections. Find out about our favourite records, strangest finds and what we’ve been up to this week.