COVID-19

We continue to look at the risks and impacts of COVID-19 on our members, the wider child health workforce and children and young people.
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The College is open

Our London office is open Monday through Thursday. Staff work in our building or from home, and are available by email or phone each weekday.

There is now a focus on addressing the huge backlog of procedures that have been delayed since the beginning of the pandemic in a safe and effective way. Our guidance, updated in June 2022, informs practice with up-to-date evidence.
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Our guidance, produced with BPAIIG, outlines key practices of good care, the pathology of COVID-19, clinical and laboratory features in children, investigations, treatments and discharge.
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Young people are experiencing the pandemic in so many ways, from mental health to education, from health services to vaccines... In 2020 and 2021, young people aged 16-25 formed the COVID-19 Book Club to review the evidence, and give their insights.
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Browse or search all guidance

You can find all our resources relating to the pandemic and its impact on members, children and young people, in our listing, including position statements, consultation responses and support for training and examinations.

Our news related to COVID-19

President's blog

Inspired and energised from an exceptional three day Conference - President's blog

From the opening session led by young people of RCPCH &Us to insights into health inequalities and the deep impact of racism in the workforce, Camilla reflects on a wide reaching RCPCH Conference. She also highlights some future opportunities with the IPA conference and a last chance to complete our...
President's blog

Improving the working lives of paediatricians - President's blog

Feeling valued and a sense of belonging is critical to good workplace culture, which is why our EDI work is so important. Camilla reflects on the collaboration and energy of our working group, alongside a range of College activity.