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Response to the Poverty and Inequality Commission advice on the Scottish government’s child poverty plan

On Tuesday 25 January 2022, the Poverty and Inequality Commission published its advice to the Scottish Government on the Child Poverty Delivery Plan 2022-26. The report concludes that child poverty isn’t reducing in Scotland; in fact, it remains at much the same level as before the Child Poverty Act...
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AGM 2022 - notice and call for motions

The College’s Annual General Meeting will take place as part of RCPCH Conference and exhibition on 28 June 2022 in Liverpool. It will receive a report on the College’s activity in the last year, the Treasurer’s report on the accounts, and a number of other pieces of business.
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Getting to grips with climbing as a family

Dr John McCabe is a Consultant Paediatrician, married with four year old and two year old sons. He is a member of the British Mountaineering Council and has been climbing for over 20 years. Here, he shares his love of climbing, and advises how best to ensure your children are safe and healthy if you...
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From infectious disease research to climate change bootcamp: why I got involved in the College’s Climate Change Working Group

Dr Dayo Ajayi-Obe is a Consultant Paediatrician at Hammersmith Hospital and a member of the international stream of the College’s Climate Change Working Group. In her blog, she details her experiences in research and the links between climate change and the spread of infectious diseases.
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What the 2021 member survey results mean for the College

This week we publish the findings of our 2021 member survey, which we ran this past autumn. In previous years, the survey has often fallen during a quieter time of year as we take stock during summer and prepare for a new training year in September. However, last year the ‘early winter’ was already ...
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RCPCH responds to Health & Social Care Committee report Clearing the backlog caused by the pandemic

On 6 January 2022 the Health and Social Care Select Committee published a report to the UK Government with recommendations on tackling the backlog caused by the impact of the pandemic in England. The RCPCH provided evidence to the committee in September 2021 and has responded to the publication of t...

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