North West England
Members working in this region are represented at College Council by an Area Officer - find out useful contacts and activity on your region's web page
The College has various important committee roles where members can represent their region. All the England representative roles can be found here.
Parents from Alder Hey Children’s Hospital worked with RCPCH &Us to look at three elements of being “hidden”: children and young people with a hidden condition or illness; hidden family carers providing support; hidden support services such as forums. Their toolkit helps raise awareness of condition...
The Regional Lead is the ambassador and advocate for each RCPCH region in the UK. Through an Area Officer, they represent members in Council and other meetings, and they liaise with specialty training bodies to help ensure the quality of training. The Regional Lead is in this post for three years, w...
This case study from The Royal Oldham Hospital, Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust was included in the 2018 annual report on 2017 data, and highlights how some neonatal units have used NNAP results as a basis for identifying, and undertaking, local quality improvement activities.
This page provides a best practice example for standard 1 of Facing the Future: Standards for acute general paediatric services, which outlines the consultant 'hot week' system at Barnsley Hospital, which ensures that there is consultant presence in the hospital during self-defined periods of 'peak ...
Your Area Officer who represents you at Council is Dr Ranganath Ranganna, and your Regional Lead is Dr Sunil Bagewadi. Find out useful contacts and activity in your RCPCH region.
24 April 2018
"As healthcare professionals involved in the care of babies, children and young people, the priority has to be the child", says RCPCH President. This case is extremely difficult for all involved; heartbreaking for his parents and emotionally challenging for the doctors and nurses involved in treatin...
Latest figures show target for MMR vaccination for five year olds in England has been met for the first time
20 September 2017
Statistics published today by NHS Digital show that the proportion of children receiving the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine by age five has increased year on year since 2006-07. Coverage was 95.0% cent in 2016-17 compared with 94.8% for 2015-16, meeting the World Health Organisation (WHO) ...
Research published in the Archives of Diseases in Childhood finds overall improvement in survival rates of preterm babies
8 September 2017
Professor Neena Modi says this is a tribute to the dedication of healthcare professionals around the country.