12 December 2018
Around one in three children are growing up in areas of the UK with unsafe levels of air pollution. This is not only damaging for their health, but a fundamental threat to their right to grow up in a clean, healthy environment.
7 December 2018
Officer for Health Promotion, Dr Max Davie, urges parents to make sure casing around batteries in toys and electrical devices are secure and says if in doubt, "don't take the risk".
30 November 2018
RCPCH President says paediatricians are finding it hard to find the time to learn and develop their skills and are experiencing high levels of stress and exhaustion - "it cannot be right."
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...
25 November 2018
The General Data Protection Regulation, along with the Data Protection Act 2018, replaced the Data Protection Act 1998 on 25 May 2018. Here we address some of the common misconceptions about the legislation six months after it came into effect.
The next phase of our State of Child Health campaign launches in January, calling on the Government to make child health a priority. We want you to share your top priority for children on Twitter to help make decision makers sit up and listen. Show that #ChildHealthMatters!
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.
Part of our series to help trainees understand and achieve a domain in RCPCH Progress curriculum, these resources look at how to recognise and optimise everyday opportunities to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent illness.
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.