Milestones - member magazine

Milestones is our quarterly member magazine. Each edition brings you all the latest College news, along with in-depth features and regular items on life in paediatrics in the UK and around the world.

Summer 2023

We’re preparing for Progress+, a new two-level paediatric training programme kicking off this summer! And we explore new ways of collaborative working in youth friendly services, sharing lessons learnt as a paediatrician and parent as well as a trainee’s perspective on public health.

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Illustration of people in front of whiteboard with 'Progress+, flexiblity, 7 years, getting switch ready' - with uniformed team players, plus people with placards
This edition has a focus on supporting children and young people’s mental health. Members look at the role of paediatricians and how they can best prepare to ensure the mental health needs of young people are met.
Illustration of a classroom with teacher writing on blackboard and young people, some with raised ands
In this special RCPCH &Us edition, young people interview paediatricians to find out more about their jobs, meet the Milestones editorial team and tell us about all the projects they get involved with at the College.
Illustration of people presenting and playing music, plus sign reading #RCPCH22
We look back at the College’s biggest ever conference, with members sharing their highlights and stories of #RCPCH22. We’re also looking forward to the #AskAboutAsthma campaign and how you can help patients get the right care.

Latest member news


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."

Announcing the 2023 Honorary Fellows

We are pleased to announce the 2023 elected Honorary Fellows. Honorary Fellowship is awarded to a small number of people who are considered by our members to have made a major contribution to paediatrics and child health through research, education, clinical service and leadership.