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RCPCH responds to the Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People (NICCY) report on paediatric waiting lists

Today, the RCPCH responds to this NICCY report which examined the length of time children and young people are waiting to access appointments, the current reporting systems, the impact of delayed care and factors which contribute to paediatric waiting times across Northern Ireland.
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Children's hearing matters - opportunities in audio-vestibular paediatrics. Get involved with BAPA

Dr Rakesh Tailor tells us about his involvement with The British Association of Paediatricians in Audiology (BAPA), a special interest group at the College representing all paediatricians with an interest in children’s hearing. They're currently recruiting for two enthusiastic trainees to help promo...
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Protect children for a challenging winter ahead

The UK must prepare now for a potential new wave of coronavirus infections this winter that could be more serious than the first, says a new report from the Academy of Medical Sciences. Responding to 'Preparing for a challenging winter', the RCPCH made the following statement on vaccinations and pro...
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By raising awareness of young carers, we can give them the support they need

A few years ago, I got the chance to speak with young carers about their experiences. Together, we created superhero characters to explain some of the many things that they do—and some other things they would like to do. As the RCPCH’s children and young people’s engagement manager, I get to meet wi...

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