The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH)

Professor Sir David Hall

"Our specialists in immunisation have studied the recent paper by Drs Wakefield and Montgomery with great care. They are in agreement with the statement of the Chairmen of the Joint Committee on Immunisation and Vaccination and the Committee on Safety of Medicine, namely that the paper adds little to current knowledge. Our professional confidence in the MMR vaccine, its safety and effectiveness remains fully justified.  Contrary to what is suggested by the authors there is a large body of evidence showing that the combined vaccine is highly effective and serious side effects are uncommon. The specific suggestions that MMR causes either inflammatory bowel disease or autism have been well researched in recent years by independent scientists. No association has been found and we remain convinced of the safety and effectiveness of MMR vaccine."--RCPCH Jan 2001

[2007] The Seriously Unhealthy State of Paediatrics By Charles Pragnell

See: American Academy of Pediatrics

The Royal college of Paediatrics & Child Health (RCPCH), known for its official announcements that portray parents who complain about paediatricians as bellicose and vexatious, remains silent about those of its members who have been criticised/disciplined by the regulator and or the courts. That these paediatricians have in effect adversely affected innocent members of the public, draws no appropriate reaction from the RCPCH, other than a sympathetic announcement of support for its wayward member. The Gulag Of The Family Courts by Jack Frost