Members working in Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland are represented at College Council by the Officer for Ireland - find out useful contacts and activity on your College region's web page
Clinical Excellence Awards (CEAs) are fixed term awards given to recognise and reward the exceptional contribution of NHS consultants, over and above that normally expected in a post, to the values and goals of the NHS and to patient care. Awards are time limited, usually for five years, and are ren...
18 April 2019
We issue advice to healthcare professionals in light of high profile cases.
Conflict can arise between health professionals and the parents of children not only where there is disagreement on the withdrawal or withholding of life sustaining treatment but also in more general routine care. In this paper for paediatricians and other health professionals we attempt to suggest ...
9 April 2019
Boys aged 12-13 in Northern Ireland are to be offered a vaccine to protect them against Human Papillomavirus (HPV) related cancers, the Department of Health has announced. RCPCH responds.
In 2018 the GMC (General Medical Council) approved a new syllabus for paediatric training, RCPCH Progress. This guide has been developed to help trainees achieve and evidence the specialty learning objectives (SLO) and key capabilities (KC) set out in the level 3 paediatric neurology syllabus.
5 April 2019
RCPCH responds to latest study, which casts doubt on whether spending time on screens before bed is harmful to people's mental health, and says "we would still suggest that families follow our guidance published earlier this year".
4 April 2019
"Respect should underpin all working relationships" says RCPCH, as the GMC launches a pilot programme that will give doctors training in tackling unprofessional behaviours from colleagues.
Patient management is important for paediatricians be that with children and young people, parents and carers, other care professionals or colleagues. This is one of a series of resources - developed with and by trainees, supervisors and children and young people - to support trainees in understandi...
This page provides a best practice example for standard 3 of Facing the Future: Together for child health. Using the Connecting Care for Children (CC4C) model from North West London, Dr Jonathan Henderson, Consultant Paediatrician from Craigavon Area Hospital, has established a collaborative integra...
29 March 2019
Experts from 13 national bodies, including seven Royal Colleges, have joined forces to launch new practical guidance to support doctors and other health professionals around valproate use in women and girls in their reproductive years.