South 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
04 December 2020
This is a one-day course, which will be delivered by consultant paediatric neurologists, consultant paediatricians with expertise in epilepsy, and a specialist epilepsy nurse. The day will consist of short didactic teaching sessions and interactive workshops.
29 October 2019
In thinking about how to describe the concept of wellbeing, Anna Baverstock, Lead for Doctor Wellbeing in her NHS Trust, has been working on a tree. Each branch represents an aspect of wellbeing. The roots include culture and values, compassion and mindset - but there's space to add your own.
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 page provides a best practice example for standard 9 of Facing the Future: Standards for acute general paediatric services, which explains the Wessex Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition Network, which provides immediate specialist telephone advice across the Wessex region. Acces...
Your Area Officer who represents you at Council is Prof Robert Mark Beattie, and your Regional Lead is Dr Giles Richardson. Find out useful contacts and activity in your RCPCH region.
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.