3 April 2020
Russell writes his weekly message to members on COVID-19 - the sad news that two young people in the UK have died from the disease, concerns about late presentations and updates on PPE and testing.
1 April 2020
The British Paediatric Surveillance Unit has now started collecting data on neonatal complications of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the UK and Northern Ireland. This study is needed to understand the impact of Coronavirus infection in newborn babies and babies born to mothers with Coronavirus, s...
31 March 2020
HRH The Princess Royal has sent a letter to each of the charities, organisations and military affiliations she supports, including RCPCH, acknowledging the difficulties we face and thanking us for all we do.
27 March 2020
"I know how hard you are working, and I see every day your commitment and dedication. Please know that we are here for you..." Russell writes to all members.
20 March 2020
"We are now living through a time of unprecedented challenges for our health service and society. We will face this massive task together." Russell provides an update for our members.
17 March 2020
Royal Colleges respond to new coronavirus guidance for pregnant women.
16 March 2020
Considering the most recent developments regarding COVID-19, and current uncertainty surrounding mass gatherings in the UK, today RCPCH Senior Officers have made the difficult decision to cancel the new Member and Fellow Admission Ceremony which was due to take place on Thursday 19 March 2020 at Chu...
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.
10 March 2020
We have postponed the RCPCH Conference and exhibition, which was scheduled to take place in Liverpool on 28-30 April 2020. We made this decision in response to the evolving public health challenge caused by COVID-19. It is difficult to justify a large gathering of doctors at the present time and it’...
9 March 2020
Knife crime gets a lot of attention in the UK press and we should take this worrying trend seriously. But we should also remember that it’s only part of the story. In reality, stab wounds make up a small proportion of the total hospital admissions attributed to violent incidents, and much of the med...