Children and Young People

We’re Not In Kansas Anymore … Or Even Wales

Posted on 24 May 2017 by Michael Robling

Background In the last fortnight I was fortunate to have attended the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in San Francisco at the vast Moscone Convention Center. Around 6000, mostly US-based, delegates attended and yet were all comfortably accommodated within just one of the three parts of the centre (and the smaller one at that).
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Evolving with Evidence and Celebrating a Decade of FNP

Posted on 4 April 2017 by Michael Robling

Background Last Thursday myself and Julia Sanders attended a celebration of 10 years of the Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) in the Attlee Suite at Portcullis House, Westminster. In fact this was our second visit of the week to Westminster. Wide range of expertise On Monday, members of the Building Blocks team (Kerry Hood, Sue Channon,
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UK Formula Marketing Bill Paves The Way For A Comprehensive Advertising Ban On Infant Formula

Posted on 9 March 2017 by Aimee Grant

On 21 February 2017, the full text of the Feeding Products for Babies and Children (Advertising and Promotion) Bill, known as the Formula Marketing Bill for short, was released. The Bill heavily restricts the marketing of all food (including infant formula) for babies and children aged under three years. This includes the possibility of plain
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Introducing Intervention Programmes in the UK: A Meeting With MPs, Policy Makers and Academics in Westminster

Posted on 24 January 2017 by Michael Robling

Presenting to MPs and academics in Westminster Last week I presented at the first of a series of three round table discussions about introducing supportive early intervention programmes into the UK from another setting. The series was set up by the Foundation Years Information and Research, a collaboration of academics, policy makers and professionals that aims
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Gwenllian Moody presenting on the challenge of collecting focus group data in partnership with geographically dispersed and time-pressed professionals.

South West Society for Academic Primary Care 2016 Annual Meeting

Posted on 23 March 2016 by Richard Haggerty

The South East Wales Trials Unit (SEWTU) based in the Centre for Trials Research at Cardiff University recently co-hosted the South West Society for Academic Primary Care 2016 Annual Meeting along with colleagues in the Division of Population Medicine. The event brought together over 160 experts and researchers in the field of primary care to present
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