AFRM position statement on the use of stem cells as a therapy for cerebral palsy.
Contribution to Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) Task Force on the development of the RANZCR position on imaging referral guidelines and decision support tools.
Contribution to the NSW Agency for Clinical Intervention: A clinician’s guide: Caring for people with gastrostomy tubes and devices.
Submission to the [Australian] National Children’s Commissioner examination of intentional self-harm and suicidal behaviour in children.
Contribution to the RACP Alcohol Policy Statement.
Paediatric Fellow, Professor Elizabeth Elliott attended and presented at the launch of a new project by the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) ‘Women Want to Know’.
The PCHD/RACP made a submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission’s (AHRC) Inquiry into Children in Immigration Detention.
Media Release: Doctors’ duty of care to people seeking asylum must be respected.
Media release: Removing children from immigration detention is the only way to protect their health.
Media release: World Refugee Day.
The following Paediatrics & Child Health Division members were recognised on the Queen’s Birthday honours lists in 2014.
Officer (AO) in the General Division
Professor Heather Elizabeth Jeffery FRACP - For distinguished service to medicine and tertiary education in the field of paediatrics, and to improve maternal and child health in rural and remote Australia and in developing countries.
Professor Terence Michael Nolan FRACP FAFPHM - For distinguished service to medicine as a leader in the field of epidemiology and population health, to policy development and advisory roles in immunisation, and to education.
Professor Ingrid Eileen Scheffer FRACP - For distinguished service to medicine in the field of paediatric neurology as a clinician, academic and mentor, and to research into the identification of epilepsy syndromes and genes.
Professor Martin Silink AM FRACP - For distinguished service to medicine in the field of paediatric endocrinology as a clinician, researcher and administrator, and to international leadership in diabetes care and advocacy.
Member (AM) in the General Division
Professor Nadia Badawi FRACP - For significant service to paediatrics and neo-natal intensive care medicine as a clinician and researcher, and to the promotion of research into cerebral palsy.
Dr James Allan Mawdsley FRACP - For service to community health.