13 January 2021
The Chief Medical Officers of the four UK nations, NHS England and NHS Improvement, General Medical Council and Academy of Medical Royal Colleges have written a further letter of thanks and support to all doctors during this pandemic. While noting the real hope that vaccinations offer, the letter ac...
12 January 2021
Our Officer for Health Improvement reacts to reports and pictures of packages sent to families who rely on the free school meals programme.
11 January 2021
Following our meeting with Health Education England on 8 January, we intend to continue with 'Plan A' as the preferred option for recruitment, which includes virtual interviewing. We will continue to keep this under review working closely with our colleagues at HEE and keeping the four Statutory Edu...
7 January 2021
If you have applied for paediatric training in the UK for 2021, you'll know we made some changes to the recruitment process due to COVID-19. We understand there is current uncertainty, and we want to assure you we are working with Health Education England to agree which plan we are using. You'll be ...
The RCPCH recognises that redeployment of trainee paediatricians to adult services may be necessary through the surges of this pandemic. This guidance describes the principles that should minimise disruption that inevitably occurs to paediatric training during a redeployment.
4 January 2021
RCPCH Registrar Dr Mike Linney shares his sadness at the death of his counterpart at the Royal College of Physicians, Professor Donal O'Donoghue.
2 January 2021
Our President and members respond to media reports of COVID admissions among children.
30 December 2020
Dr David Evans, Vice President for Training and Assessment at the RCPCH, has been awarded an MBE for services to neonatology and medical education, particularly during COVID-19.
30 December 2020
Our President shares our perspective on the difficult debate around reopening schools.
28 December 2020
Paediatricians have seen a huge rise in cases of anorexia nervosa and other food restriction disorders in this age group, with some reporting a doubling, tripling or even quadrupling of cases compared with the same period last year.