Chronic illness

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RCPCH responds to Government’s review of on 20mph limits and low traffic neighbourhoods in England

The Government has recently set out a strategy in which they will review the guidance on 20mph limits and low traffic neighbourhoods in England. Reports now say that the Government is preparing to stop English councils from introducing new 20mph speed limits.
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RCPCH responds to sharp rise in rates of obesity in young children

NHS Digital today announced new figures showing a significant increase in obesity rates among primary-aged children. Obesity rates in both reception-aged and year 6 schoolchildren increased by around 4.5 percentage points between 2019-20 and 2020-21.
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BPSU study - Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis/ chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis (CRMO/CNO)

Surveillance of chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis/ chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis (CRMO/CNO) commenced in October 2020. It is being led by Dr Chenqu Suo, winner of the Sir Peter Tizard Bursary 2018-19. This study intends to find out how common CRMO/CNO is, and who is involved in the car...

Medical Research Council (MRC) - Initiatives

Through strategic grant funding, the MRC supports a number of ongoing research initiatives.
Award programme/theme
Programme grant
Funding amount range
Over £500,000