Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

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Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

The UK body responsible for training of postgraduate doctors (consultants) in paediatrics and conducting the MRCPCH membership exams and the Diploma in Child Health exam, which is taken by many GPs. The College began as the British Paediatric Association in 1928 and was granted Royal College status in 1996.
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Birth data are coded using ICD-10-AM and the British Paediatric Association Perinatal Supplement of ICD-9 is used for coding of birth defects.
The British Paediatric Association has raised doubts about diagnoses of the rare mental syndrome which Meadow was credited as discovering.
Standing Committee on Nutrition of the British Paediatric Association (1994).
During his career he occupied a number of senior roles including president of the British Paediatric Association and president of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.
The British Paediatric Association sees the school nurse as a key worker in the school health service and the one most accessible to pupil and teacher.
Prof Meadow, former president of the British Paediatric Association, was also a witness in the case of Cheshire solicitor Sally Clark who was jailed for life in 1999 for murdering her two babies.
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