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.
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HRH The Princess Royal has sent a letter to each of the charities, organisations and military affiliations she supports, including RCPCH, acknowledging the difficulties we face and thanking us for all we do.
The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges issued a statement on 27 March 2020 to support doctors who are working outside their normal scope of professional practice. This statement signposts to various guidance on the arrangements and processes of the redeployment of staff.
"Now more than ever, we can and must be prepared to purposefully bring out the best in ourselves and those around us at work." Clinical Lead and Consultant in PEM Dan Magnus acknowledges the anxiety and confusion we face, but sees inspiring examples of showing care and consideration. He offers key t...
As a consequence of the ongoing global COVID-19 situation, the College has taken the extremely difficult but necessary decision to postpone all scheduled MRCPCH and DCH examinations in the UK and internationally from now until the end of August 2020. This includes two upcoming theory exams, AKP on 1...
We are monitoring the ongoing issues with the outbreak of COVID-19, also known as novel coronavirus, and the impact on our theory and clinical examinations for MRCPCH and Diploma of Child Health. As of 23 March, we have postponed all exams through the end of August 2020, and will review again in Jun...
"Life has changed, quite suddenly. Uncertainty feeds anxiety and I don’t think anybody can deny feeling overwhelmed at times by the COVID-19 pandemic." David reminds trainees that our priority as a College is to protect you, and notes that more detailed guidance is coming soon.
The overall rates of smoking among UK adults and young people have declined in recent decades. Legislation around the consumption, sale and advertisement of cigarettes has become tighter, and wide-reaching public health campaigns have taken effect.