18 January 2021
In June, Dr Shamez Ladhani will step down as Chair of British Paediatric Surveillance Unit's Scientific Committee after three years in the post, and we'll start recruitment for a new Chair from 29 January.
28 December 2020
Paediatricians have seen a huge rise in cases of anorexia nervosa and other food restriction disorders in this age group, with some reporting a doubling, tripling or even quadrupling of cases compared with the same period last year.
3 December 2020
After a successful RCPCH Conference Online 2020, we’re busy planning the 2021 event - and you are invited to get involved. We will be releasing full event details, including dates, over the coming weeks. In the meantime, the Conference Organising Committee is now inviting submissions of papers for ...
27 November 2020
We respond to 'The state of medical education and practice in the UK', the flagship annual report from the General Medical Council (GMC).
2200 paediatricians sign open letter to Prime Minister urging Government to extend free school meals to cover holidays
24 October 2020
Thousands of members sign an open letter urging the UK Government to change course on free school meals during the holidays.
23 October 2020
We join a coalition of organisations in declaring a climate emergency and publish a plan to accelerate our work in this area.
16 October 2020
Our standards, produced with the Child Protection Special Interest Group, provide a benchmark for consistency in commissioning and service design.
9 October 2020
We publish our statement on the need to restore and protect child and paediatric health services this winter.
25 September 2020
Two new reports have been released outlining the findings of a snapshot survey of the UK's general paediatric and neonatal services and workforce in September 2019. The reports provide a pre-COVID benchmark and give recommendations to government, service planners and other decision makers about how ...
20 August 2020
Our Officer for Health Improvement, Dr Max Davie, writes about the sudden shake-up of England's public health system.