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‘Turning the Tide’: increasing and strengthening child health research
  1. Neena Modi
  1. Correspondence to Professor Neena Modi, Vice-President (Science & Research), Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health, 5-11 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8SH, UK; n.modi{at}

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High quality research benefits the health of infants, children and young people. Their well-being is the core business of paediatricians.1 Of course, the corollary is that paediatricians must be closely involved. Data gathered by the Science & Research Department of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) reveal trends that cannot be ignored. Our last census showed that less than 1 in 10 UK consultant paediatricians have identified time for …

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