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Pension tax and paediatrics: Explainer

The pension tax legislation introduced in 2016 has had an unforeseen impact on senior clinicians and poses a risk to the health service - and to its patients. In this blog, Policy Officer Grace Brown describes the impact of the pension tax rules on paediatrics and calls for a sustainable and fair so...
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Paediatrics: A wicked problem?

Dr Nicola Jay, consultant paediatrician at Sheffield Children's Hospital, has been appointed as the new Officer for Workforce Planning and Health Services. She considers an example of a 'wicked problem' in paediatrics - the health workforce crisis in the UK - and how we can move forward.
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Time to raise the standard: children presenting to emergency departments in mental health crisis

For the first time, the College has developed an audit toolkit to support Emergency Departments treating children to monitor how well they are meeting the 70 “Facing the Future” standards. Dr John Criddle and Dr Virginia Davies discuss the development of the toolkit and its impact for children in me...

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