The Leverhulme Trust - Fellowships
Funds range of fellowships including early career fellowships, international academic fellowships and emeritus fellowships.
William Harvey Research Foundation - Innovation Award
Funds pioneering research that advances the discovery of new medicines.
The Lister Institute - Research Prizes
Funds tenured and non-tenured researchers, clinicians and non-clinicians to undertake high quality biomedical research and has no priority diseases or restrictions on the research area supported.
15 August 2019
The statement from the Faculty of Dental Surgery (FDS) welcomes a number of measures announced in the Prevention Green Paper and Childhood Obesity Plan that will help to improve children's oral health, but highlights the importance of maintaining a focus on addressing the issue. RCPCH President resp...
16 October 2019
Children’s oral health has been gaining attention in the UK media. Dental extractions are now the most common reason for a child of 5-9 years to be admitted to hospital in England and Wales. Our webinar is for health professionals who may need to provide advice for families.
The RCPCH welcomes the Government’s intention to develop a Green Paper on Prevention and looks forward to supporting its development. We hope that our priorities and policy recommendations for prevention, published in June 2019, will be fully incorporated into the upcoming Green Paper.
In 2018 we responded to the Welsh Government’s consultation on draft guidance to support healthy food and drink provision in regulated childcare settings. We welcome evidence-based guidelines that address the well-recognised problems of childhood obesity and tooth decay.
In 2018 we responded to the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee’s inquiry into dentistry in Wales. We welcome efforts to improve children’s oral health and have outlined recommendations for improving rates of tooth decay in Wales.
20 March 2019
In a blog to mark World Oral Health Day today, RCPCH member Dr John Furness considers a simple and safe way to protect children from tooth decay – community water fluoridation.
6 March 2019
The new data reveals that almost nine out of ten hospital tooth extractions among young children are due to preventable tooth decay.