This edition's cover story focuses on sleep in a time of COVID. Plus features on paediatricians working in the NHS for the first time, experiences as a woman in paediatrics and the surge in bronchiolitis cases.
Today the General Medical Council (GMC) published ‘Caring for doctors, caring for patients’, which sets out an ambitious and welcome vision for a health service that supports doctors’ wellbeing and patient safety.
The Prime Minister has today called for urgent action to boost the number of children and young people receiving life-saving vaccinations. This comes as it is revealed that the UK has lost its "measles-free" status with the WHO, three years after it had eliminated the virus.
Additional resourcing of children’s health services is urgently needed as a new report highlights the daily struggle hospitals face to meet standards that provide children with high quality, safe and consistent healthcare.