Members' blogs

A collection of articles - hear the voices of College members giving their views and personal perspectives from across the world of paediatrics.

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A grief we don’t speak of

Dr Jess Morgan reflects on dealing with bereavement as a paediatrician and how best to cope with the emotional impact. "With burnout and mental illness in medicine at an all-time high, we need to act now to amplify the conversation around compassion."

Tribute to Professor Sverre Lie

Professor Sverre Lie was one of the first paediatric oncologists in Norway and was awarded Honorary Fellowship of the College. Professor Sir Alan Craft looks back on his career as a founder member and later President of the Nordic Society of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology.

Longitudinal educational supervision - how it's worked for me

All trainee-supervisor relationships come with their own styles and occasional challenges, says Dr Faro Ndokera, a paediatrician in sub-specialty training. But having the same educational supervisor over a longer period offers greater focus and meaning - and a personal touch.

Paediatrics and the collision with tech

As we look forward to this May's RCPCH Conference, keynote speaker Professor Sam Shah, Digital Health Research Lead, UCL Global Business School for Health and Senior Advisor for Healthtech and Behaviour Change at Freuds, gives us a preview of what he will be taking about at our big event.

Tribute to Dr Janet Anderson

Professor Sir Alan Craft pays tribute to Dr Janet Anderson, a general paediatrician in Wolverhampton with a special interest in diabetes. For many years she was involved in training at RCPCH and was an Honorary Fellow.
Nicola Ruth and anything goes pasta

Express your creativity and indulge yourself with a bit of cooking. We're showcasing members' favourite recipes - such as Nicola Ruth's filling and easy 'anything goes' pasta!

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