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.

Our London office is open

Our office, which is based in central London, is open five days a week, with a larger, better equipped members' area. Our COVID-19 workplace risk assessment is regularly reviewed.

Speech bubble icon
Young people's experiencs of the pandemic have affected them in so many ways from mental health to education, health needs to information. Through our COVID-19 Book Club, we work with 16-25 year olds to review the evidence.
The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation and Chief Medical Officers have advised on how the COVID vaccination programme may be applied to children and young people. We’ve summarised the advice, and linked to information for young people, families and health professionals.
Our recommendations on the management of children with bronchiolitis in hospital settings during COVID-19 are for clinicians to support planning in partnership with local infection prevention control teams.

Browse or search all our resources on COVID-19. These include guidance for paediatric services, staffing and rotas, advice for education and training, our research summaries and surveillance work. Plus insight from children and young people through our RCPCH &Us network and resources for families.

The NHS is still providing safe care - advice for families

It can be confusing to know what to do when you or your child is unwell, or experience mental health issues, during coronavirus. Our posters have advice to help you wherever you live in the UK.

There is one set for all parents and carers, which you can see below. And more for parents of young babies, and for young people. 

Our news related to COVID-19