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Supporting breastfeeding

A wealth of research links breastfeeding to positives for both baby and mother, and there is no evidence of COVID-19 being transmitted through breast milk. We've updated our position statement on breastfeeding.

COVID-19 - information for paediatricians and families

On services, staffing, training and CPD, research and surveillance, plus insights from children and young people

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We invite all members to join our Annual General Meeting event on 10 May, 12:30 - 14:30. Featuring a keynote by the new Chair of Save the Children UK, handover of the RCPCH presidency and all AGM items.
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We're thrilled to present a great line-up of prominent voices at next month’s RCPCH Conference Online. The keynote talks will focus on topical areas affecting child health now and looking to the future.
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We have some exciting roles for trainees around the UK - from Vice Chair of your Trainees' Committee to reps on our Examinations Executive and CSACs in general paediatrics and PAIID.

Our major news and media response

Young boy measures his height against blackboard

2020 was a year like no other, and exceptionally difficult and harsh for many in paediatrics. However, the challenges sparked great innovations and changed aspects of our work for the better.

Our latest review outlines what the College achieved over the year and in particular, how we collaborated so closely with our members and many other partners in healthcare.