UKHSA urges the public and parents of young children who may have missed their routine vaccinations to ensure their polio vaccinations are up-to-date after polio was found in sewage in North-East London.
On 21 June 2022 the Scottish Government published the National Care Service Bill. The Bill as written allows Scottish Ministers to transfer social care responsibility from local authorities to a new, national service.
As the provision of early medical abortions by telemedicine across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland varies, RCPCH has put together a statement with our approach in principle to the policy.
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...
The General Medical Council (GMC) have published their latest report on the state of medical education and practice in the UK. This looks into the realities and challenges faced by medical professionals in the UK’s healthcare systems.
Dr Camilla Kingdon, RCPCH President, responds to the announcement from the Joint Committee on Vaccinations and Immunisations (JCVI) that 16-17-year-olds are to be offered a first COVID-19 vaccine dose. JCVI advice for children aged 12-15-years-old regarding COVID-19 vaccination remains unchanged fro...
The RCPCH responds to the Government announcement that they have accepted the advice of the Joint Committee on Vaccinations and Immunisations (JCVI) regarding children and young people and COVID-19 vaccination.