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Any other word than resilience - Balint groups for paediatric trainees

In the age of contract negotiations and rota gaps, it is easy to forget that clinical practice can be a stressful experience in itself... Two trainee paediatricians introduce a method that supports clinicians in exploring complex interactions with their patients. And they share tips on making your B...
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Take my advice: Supporting your child with the new term's challenges

The start of the new school year can be particularly stressful. In a new blog for parents, Dr Max Davie, Officer for Health Promotion at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, shares his advice on how to keep children healthy, mentally as well as physically, as they prepare to head throu...
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The needs of children and families after brain injury – from understanding to action

Dr Anne Gordon, Consultant Occupational Therapist in Paediatric Neuroscience at the Evelina London Children’s Hospital and Trustee of the Stroke Association, has written a guest blog about the needs of children and their families following brain injury, providing an insight into what we can do to be...
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GDPR: What has changed?

In the first of a new series of blogs advising RCPCH members how to be compliant with GDPR, our Information Governance Manager, Adele Picken, looks at some key changes implemented at the College, including a new member representative role on our Data Protection Committee.
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Deafness in children: then and now

In celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the NHS, Dr Winifred Baddoo, Chair of the British Association of Paediatricians in Audiology, has written a blog looking back over the history of confirmation of deafness in children, and the ways in which habilitation for these children, through NHS service...