1 October 2020
As part of our consultation on the new Shape of Paediatric Training we welcome feedback on the proposed changes to the current curriculum and overall programme structure, and would particularly like to hear thoughts on how you perceive these proposed changes could impact equality and diversity. Plea...
29 September 2020
Dr Christina Tran is a Trust Doctor working in ED and paediatrics at Derriford Hospital. Here she outlines the value of exercise in maintaining positive wellbeing and what steps you can take to incorporate it into your daily routine.
27 August 2020
This is hugely satisfying specialty, but it will always be very hard work. In 2020 we've had to show extraordinary resilience, and we now need to think about how we approach the coming winter and continue to support each other. Camilla and Hannah introduce the College's plans for a retention strateg...
14 August 2020
Dr Nikhil Ganjoo, Consultant Paediatrician, recounts how much he's enjoyed the many roles he's had in the College throughout the years, and encourages other members to get involved and help shape College activity.
29 July 2020
Health visitors fear the needs of vulnerable children have been missed due to staff redeployment to support the COVID-19 workforce, according to a new UCL survey.
24 July 2020
As we start the process to Reset, Restore, Recover, writes Dr Anna-Louise Nichols, a trainee paediatrician, it is good for trainees to reflect on the past few months and think about what vision we have for our speciality moving forward.
14 July 2020
The UK must prepare now for a potential new wave of coronavirus infections this winter that could be more serious than the first, says a new report from the Academy of Medical Sciences. Responding to 'Preparing for a challenging winter', the RCPCH made the following statement on vaccinations and pro...
22 June 2020
In this blog, Dr Nicola Jay, Officer for Workforce Planning and Health Services, reflects on the long road to recovery ahead, recognising that equality has to be at the core of our work going forward.
30 March 2020
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.
18 March 2020
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.