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15 September 2021
RCPCH has joined over 90 representatives of the Inequalities in Health Alliance (IHA) today in signing a letter to the Prime Minister calling for a cross-government strategy to reduce health inequalities.
RCPCH statement in response to CMOs advice regarding offering COVID-19 vaccination to all 12-15 year olds
13 September 2021
RCPCH statement in response to the recommendation from the four UK Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) regarding offering COVID-19 vaccinations to all 12-15 year olds.
6 September 2021
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has joined calls for emergency action to limit global temperature increases, restore biodiversity, and protect health.
1 September 2021
RCPCH has been awarded a new three-year grant by the James Percy Foundation (JPF) to support work in Rwanda. The grant will fund perinatal quality improvement across the hospital network in Rwanda.
RCPCH comments on importance of maintaining routine child and adolescent vaccinations during the pandemic
26 August 2021
Professor Helen Bedford, Immunisation Lead for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), said:
24 August 2021
RCPCH statement on the situation in Afghanistan and the need to ensure access to humanitarian aid, expansion of the Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme and support for refugee resettlement in the UK.
13 August 2021
NHSE has published recommended actions in light of a supply disruption in relation to Becton Dickinson (BD) on their Blood Specimen Collection Portfolio.
4 August 2021
Dr Camilla Kingdon, RCPCH President, responds to the announcement from the Joint Committee on Vaccinations and Immunisations (JCVI) that 16-17-year-olds are to be offered a first COVID-19 vaccine dose. JCVI advice for children aged 12-15-years-old regarding COVID-19 vaccination remains unchanged fro...
3 August 2021
Dr Liz Whittaker, RCPCH infectious diseases lead, responds to the study on long lasting symptoms in children with COVID-19, published on 3 August 2021.
27 July 2021
The RCPCH President and Vice-President for Training and Assessment comment on the General Medical Council’s National Training Survey summary report for 2021, which shows a rise in levels of burnout across the profession.