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Media announcements from the RCPCH

Latest national maternity audit highlights concerns over midwives shortages and consistency of care

10 August 2017

Development of national standards are recommended to deliver improvements to services

RCPCH publishes new guidance on breastfeeding, highlighting the health benefits and importance of tackling UK's low rates

31 July 2017

RCPCH President Prof Neena Modi says there must be a "coordinated and determined approach across all the society if the situation is to be improved"

New RCPCH child protection resource now available

26 July 2017

'Child Protection Evidence', a series of systematic reviews to help clinicians identify signs of physical abuse and neglect, launches today

Keeping child health on the political agenda – Jonathan Ashworth MP visits the RCPCH

21 July 2017

RCPCH public affairs intern Amina recounts the Shadow Health Secretary's visit to the College

The RCPCH, through the Smoke Free Action Coalition, has lobbied for the publication of a new Tobacco Control Plan

19 July 2017

RCPCH's State of Child Health report points to smoking in pregnancy and smoking amongst children and young people as key areas that need to be tackled

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