The RCPCH responds to the Government announcement that they have accepted the advice of the Joint Committee on Vaccinations and Immunisations (JCVI) regarding children and young people and COVID-19 vaccination.
Dr Ray Nethercott sets out some key observations on the Northern Ireland policy landscape; the recently published NI Executive Child poverty Strategy report and; the next steps the College are taking to respond to the ongoing Department of Health's consultation, Duty of Candour and Being Open.
We have now submitted our plans for RCPCH Progress+, our vision for the future shape of paediatric training, to the General Medical Council (GMC) for approval. We want to encourage an individualised, creative approach to training, based on capability rather than time. Find out more about our plans.
The RCPCH has today launched new guidance for paediatricians on Perplexing Presentations (PP), Fabricated or Induced Illness (FII) in Children. This updates the College’s 2009 guidance and aims to support paediatricians when involved with these sometimes very difficult cases.
Following our meeting with Health Education England on 8 January, we intend to continue with 'Plan A' as the preferred option for recruitment, which includes virtual interviewing. We will continue to keep this under review working closely with our colleagues at HEE and keeping the four Statutory Edu...