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Your spring edition of Milestones

In the member magazine, there's a special focus on supporting children and young people’s mental health, and the role paediatricians can play.
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We outline recommendations to help ensure children and young people's mental health needs are met, and provide a range of resources to support health professionals.
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Our free website gives you access to online learning, webinars and educational podcasts, plus a listing of all our live courses - covering clincial, exam prep, leadership and safeguarding topics.
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We will be in Glasgow from 23 to 25 May for this year's big event, and our packed programme will let you update your knowledge on the clinical areas that interest you. Hope to see you there!

Latest news and blogs

President's blog

Paediatrics across the globe – President’s blog

Fresh from her visit to the International Paediatric Association Congress in India, Camilla shares highlights from paediatric partners around the world. She also reminds members of our information and resources on industrial action.

Shining a light on children's mental health

Mental health can be a challenging and sensitive topic. In this podcast, five child health professionals talk about how they are are tackling the issue through advocacy and innovation.
Media response

RCPCH responds to BMA vote for strike action

On 20 February the BMA confirmed that junior doctors and trainees in England voted to take strike action. The vote saw a turnout of 77% with 98% voting yes. 

Just over six months until Progress+

Our new two-level training programme comes in from August 2023. If you're feeling overwhelmed or just a bit nervous about this change, don't panic! Dr Cathryn Chadwick, VP for Training and Assessment and Dr Emma Dyer, Chair of the Trainees Committee explain.

Milestones magazine for members – spring 2023

Our spring edition has a special focus on supporting children and young people’s mental health. A number of members look at the role of paediatricians and how they can best prepare to ensure the mental health needs of young people are met.
Rosy Wells on a road bike

Last year's membership survey included, for the first time, some questions on climate change. Dr Rosy Wells, an avid cycler, consultant in paediatric allergy and member of our climate change working group, highlights the key findings... and what the College is now doing.