What I learnt this week: Balancing proper procedure with paediatric passion #WILTW

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In my humble opinion the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health have been very lucky. On Tuesday an Extraordinary General Meeting took place in regard to the governance and trustee structure which would lead to an opening up an arm of the RCPCH to all child health professionals. Details on the proposals can be found here

The outcome of the EGM was that the Foundation of Child Health was rejected. This is a great shame but I say the college has been lucky as I had half expected to see a Daily Mail headline:

Paediatric doctors feel they are more important than other health care professionals“.

Fortunately this angle was not taken, in fact there was virtually no media coverage. Those opposed cited potential conflict if the paediatric ‘medical’ lead for the college and a non medical lead for the Foundation disagreed…

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One thought on “What I learnt this week: Balancing proper procedure with paediatric passion #WILTW

  1. […] could happen to the RHG is that it becomes an exclusive club. It should be open to all and with the Foundation of Child Health put on hold there is a clear need to bring professionals, parents. children and young people […]

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