RCPCH members lead on the College’s mission to ‘transform health through knowledge, innovation and expertise’. Members are invited to nominate themselves for a range of posts on RCPCH committees. We look forward to receiving your nomination.
17 November 2018
RCPCH President says the OHA analysis 'comes at an important time' as the Government prepares to consult on the issue, but warns weight management services are needed to help children already obese get back to a healthy weight.
15 November 2018
Matt Driver, Lead faculty for RCPCH mentoring skills courses and peer support webinars, explores the role of skilled, trained mentors in supporting doctors throughout their careers.
This paper from RCPCH and the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) on inter-professional training advocates that GP and paediatric trainees work side by side in order to share ideas and learn from each other.
8 November 2018
We have started work on our two-year project of enquiry, which will set a vision for the future of paediatrics in the UK.
8 November 2018
Established in 1999 by Sparks, this annual award recognises outstanding young medical researchers in the field of paediatrics. Now jointly funded by Sparks and GOSH Charity, it was renamed in 2017 in memory of Dr Newell and his distinguished career. With 19 winners to date, it continues his legacy o...
7 November 2018
The study aims to determine the incidence of FAS in the UK and Ireland, investigate which services are accessed by babies and children affected by the condition and raise awareness about FAS among clinical practitioners.
5 November 2018
"We commend Government for their commitment" says Professor Russell Viner, but emphasises this will be difficult to achieve without a "significant expansion to the child health workforce".
The basic role of an educational supervisor (in the UK) is to oversee doctors training in paediatrics, offer career guidance and support trainee personal development.
Paediatricians at all levels need to demonstrate they can apply an evidence-based approach to their practice - and so need research skills.