18 September 2020
We are delighted to be reopening our main office on Theobalds Road, central London as of 22 September. The building will be open one day a week (Thursdays), and we will continue to monitor the situation. Members and all visitors will need to complete and return a screening questionnaire before comin...
28 May 2020
We regret that the MRCPCH Clinical Examination due to be held in Kolkata in September 2020 has been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
23 March 2020
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...
16 March 2020
Considering the most recent developments regarding COVID-19, and current uncertainty surrounding mass gatherings in the UK, today RCPCH Senior Officers have made the difficult decision to cancel the new Member and Fellow Admission Ceremony which was due to take place on Thursday 19 March 2020 at Chu...
8 April 2019
The Mayor of London's Ultra Low Emission Zone has now come into force. RCPCH welcomes the move, but says we also need to see employers and schools encouraging and facilitating better use of public transport and active travel options.
23 November 2018
Junk food advertising will be banned on the entire Transport for London (TfL) network from February under groundbreaking measures to help tackle child obesity, the Mayor of London confirmed today.
3 September 2018
RCPCH supports the #AskAboutAsthma campaign as NHS in London ask sufferers to ‘take three small steps to improve lives’.
10 May 2018
We congratulate the Mayor of London on his bold move and urge others to follow suit.
Latest figures show target for MMR vaccination for five year olds in England has been met for the first time
20 September 2017
Statistics published today by NHS Digital show that the proportion of children receiving the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine by age five has increased year on year since 2006-07. Coverage was 95.0% cent in 2016-17 compared with 94.8% for 2015-16, meeting the World Health Organisation (WHO) ...
Research published in the Archives of Diseases in Childhood finds overall improvement in survival rates of preterm babies
8 September 2017
Professor Neena Modi says this is a tribute to the dedication of healthcare professionals around the country.