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Media announcements from the RCPCH

Growing gaps in children’s doctor workforce revealed in new report

17 July 2017

Dr Simon Clark says report sheds "further light on the pressures facing junior doctors" and "should act as a wakeup call for Government to act now"

National Paediatric Diabetes Audit finds admission rates remain the same despite overall improvements in care

13 July 2017

Dr Justin Warner says it is "disappointing to see no improvement in admission rates" and calls for greater awareness of signs and symptoms of diabetes

New legislation allows 'spare' emergency adrenaline autoinjectors in schools

11 July 2017

Campaign success as RCPCH teams up with colleagues across the allergy community to drive policy change...

An open letter from RCPCH President on Charlie Gard case

9 July 2017

Professor Modi says 'heartbreaking' situation is difficult for all involved - and interventions by external agencies and individuals are 'unhelpful'

RCPCH statement on Charlie Gard case

6 July 2017

Professor Neena Modi, President of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, responds to the Charlie Gard case

Welsh Assembly Committee publishes report following their inquiry into medical recruitment

29 June 2017

Dr Mair Parry says a 'robust and long-term solution must be developed' in order to avoid 'a serious problem being further compounded'

Welsh Government announces plans for minimum unit pricing on alcohol as part of legislative priorities

27 June 2017

Dr Mair Parry says commitments are 'positive step towards improving child and adolescent health in Wales' and must be delivered on as soon as possible

Rights of EU citizens remaining in the UK

26 June 2017

Cavendish Coalition says PM's announcement is 'step in the right direction' for thousands of NHS staff...

Draft Domestic Violence and Abuse Bill to ensure sentences reflect lifelong impact of abuse on children

22 June 2017

Dr Geoff Debelle says that it's 'good to see Government recognise the long term impact of domestic abuse on children', which can be devastating

Blog: Practical support for helping families living in poverty

20 June 2017

Michael Egan of Citizens Advice guest blogs for RCPCH and shares some useful resources which can help support those living in poverty