17 February 2020
There have been reported cases in China of respiratory infections caused by a novel coronavirus, which is classified as an airborne high consequence infectious disease (HCID) in the UK. As of 17 February 2020, nine patients in England have tested positive for coronavirus. Governments and public heal...
27 January 2020
This British Paediatric Surveillance Unit study will aim to gain a better understanding of these non-vaccine strains of pneumococcal bacteria causing meningitis - enabling more accurate information to patients and their families on prognosis and informing public health vaccine policy.
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...
25 October 2019
Next year’s RCPCH Conference will play host to a diverse line-up of prominent speakers who will take to the main stage over the three-day event.
30 August 2019
New data from Public Health England reveals 301 new measles cases between April and June 2019. RCPCH's immunisation expert responds.
19 August 2019
Everyone who works in child health has a responsibility to safeguard and protect children from violence, exploitation and abuse. RCPCH members can access a number of resources to support this work.
6 August 2019
Surveillance will continue through the National Surveillance of HIV in Pregnancy and Childhood (NSHPC) team at University College London Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health.
31 July 2019
This British Paediatrics Surveillance Unit study will assess the current disease burden of herpes simplex virus (HSV), and help to inform future practice on detection, prevention and management of this dangerous disease.
9 July 2019
The move by Public Health England could prevent over 100,000 cancers. The RCPCH's Immunisation Expert responds.
27 March 2019
The RCPCH highly recommends vaccination and that anyone who has concerns or questions talk to their health visitor, practice nurse or general practitioner (GP).