26 February 2020
We responded to calls for doctors to 'take responsibility' for the NHS. Our joint letter was published in The Times.
13 January 2020
Rising demand and workforce shortages are leading to vacancies in vulnerable children and families lead roles across the UK, according to research published today by RCPCH. The findings also reveal that many Trusts, Health Boards, and CCGs have yet to create roles for child deaths, Looked After Chil...
27 June 2019
The measure forms part of a range of recommendations made by RCPCH as part of our ambitious “Prevention Vision”. The amount of free sugar in baby food should be reduced and the Government should place a “moratorium” on public health funding cuts, according to bold recommendations outlined today by l...
11 June 2019
Specialty, Associate Specialist and Staff Grade (SAS) doctors are a key part of the paediatric workforce, but are often undervalued and are reducing in number. SAS doctors are senior clinicians with at least four years training in paediatrics, are not a consultant and are not currently in specialty ...
3 June 2019
RCPCH President applauds the Plan's ambition and vision - but says it must be backed by the appropriate resources.
Worrying lack of children’s doctors in Wales could damage health of future generations, say medical experts
10 May 2019
Our new report says the current workforce must expand, with an increase of 42% consultant paediatricians, to deliver the appropriate standards of care to children and young people.
5 March 2019
Unless urgent action is taken, a shortage of children’s doctors in Scotland is putting young people’s health at significant risk and could damage the health of future generations, claims the RCPCH's latest workforce report.
20 December 2018
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has today launched a report in response to severe workforce pressures faced by paediatric units across the UK.
31 July 2018
The RCPCH launch the ‘CCT Class of 2016 – Where are they now?’ report, which reveals that just 9.6% of newly trained paediatricians took up a consultant post in community child health, raising concerns for child health.
4 June 2018
New standards for emergency care settings highlight the need to reduce pressure on urgent and emergency care services.