19 March 2021
One year on from the announcement of lockdown, Russell reflects on this unprecedented time; from death and hardship to the monumental efforts made by the NHS and the scientific community at large.
26 February 2021
Russell announces the launch of Paediatrics 2040 and the new website that houses the data, evidence and thought pieces surrounding this innovative and timely project. He also shares thoughts on the latest RCPCH Milestones, our quarterly member magazine.
12 February 2021
Russell covers the resurgence of media coverage and questions about PIMS, sharing resources and a "how to recognise" PIMS webinar. On recent and upcoming elections he gives a warm welcome and reminders to vote.
29 January 2021
Russell updates members on PIMS and our current understanding of COVID-19 vaccinations for children, and shares the evidence he recently presented to the UK Parliament’s Education Committee. With a live Q&A on redeployment guidance and other member opportunities, this update brings you all the lates...
8 January 2021
We’re nearly one year into the pandemic and there are immense challenges in the coming weeks. In his first blog of 2021, Russell shares important guidance, new alerts and College position statements.
18 December 2020
In his final blog of 2020, Russell reflects on a challenging year as well as current growing concerns of children and young people with eating disorders. He also congratulates Camilla Kingdon and Steve Turner on their election as President and Registrar - and invites you all to join our free online ...
20 November 2020
Russell acknowledges the incredible achievements by our colleagues and partners in life sciences and highlights a difficult road ahead - with the very real risk that this pandemic could scar and hold back a whole generation.
6 November 2020
Russell reflects on the importance of looking after ourselves and each other this winter. He highlights our position statement and meetings with senior NHS leaders on new surge guidance, along with our new and continually updated guidance on COVID-19. And, he thanks members and states next steps tow...
9 October 2020
Russell's term as President finishes next spring, as does that of our Registrar, and so the College is looking for clinicians who can bring their passions and priorities to these roles. And, we continue our calls to protect and restore children's health services this winter with a new statement, plu...
25 September 2020
As we enter a new phase of the pandemic, Russell reflects on what we have achieved together so far. Looking at newly released guidance, reports and webinars he also explores the RCPCH conference online and the sizeable collection of resources being made available through this - free to all our membe...