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...
11 September 2020
Russell thanks members, volunteers and staff for all the achievements over the past six months, reflecting on the many phenomenal impacts these have made. He announces the launch of the new #ChoosePaediatrics campaign and what's to come from the clinical and staff advisory group, and also explores e...
3 August 2020
Russell has heard from many members with concerns for at-risk and vulnerable children in this period, and we're now seeking your insights. He also welcomes the UK government's recent announcement about obesity and junk food advertising, but we need to understand how people's lives are and see the de...
26 June 2020
We're now starting to look forward- as we make the case for children and young people should we experience a second wave of COVID-19 this winter, and reimagine the future of child health services, as outlined in our first Paediatrics 2040 report.
24 April 2020
Russell's weekly blog to members looks at how we protect and plan delivery of crucial paediatric services - including immunisations and for vulnerable children - in the context of an extended pandemic.
13 March 2020
Russell updates members on how the College is responding to COVID-19. In this message, which has been emailed to all members, he outlines the College's actions towards COVID-19 and highlights advice and guidance for our members.
19 February 2020
Russell has been speaking with quite a few members about COVID-19, also known as the novel coronavirus. In this message, which has been emailed to all members, he outlines what we know and how the situation is affecting the RCPCH.
18 December 2019
Our President Russell Viner reflects on last week’s UK General Election result and shares some early thoughts about what it means for the NHS, our members, and children and young people.
13 November 2019
With the UK general election on the horizon, we have an opportunity to make our case, explains Russell, for urgent action on the challenges facing both our workforce and the children and young people we support.