27 November 2019
Paediatric trainees need more flexibility - from out of programme opportunities to less than full time work - argues David, VP for Training and Assessment. That benefits trainees, programme directors and, ultimately, children and families. Here he introduces the College's plans for redesigning 'run-...
19 November 2019
A year after we launched our new training curriculum, in August 2018, we asked trainees and supervisors about their experiences of it. The responses were largely positive, but identified some key improvements that we're now working on - such as updates to ePortfolio, providing more support around do...
15 August 2019
The statement from the Faculty of Dental Surgery (FDS) welcomes a number of measures announced in the Prevention Green Paper and Childhood Obesity Plan that will help to improve children's oral health, but highlights the importance of maintaining a focus on addressing the issue. RCPCH President resp...
28 March 2018
Ben Carter, a trainee paediatrician (ST3 level), tells us why he joined paediatrics...
21 March 2018
New analysis by Action on Sugar and the Obesity Health Alliance (OHA) shows huge variation in sugar content, portion size and lack of nutrition labelling on blueberry muffins sold at out of home outlets in the UK’s busiest train stations and supermarkets.
19 March 2018
The College’s national awards in paediatric training (the “PAFTAs”) have been presented to three deserving recipients.
15 March 2018
According to a new international analysis looking at child health measures over time and across 14 comparable countries, published today by the RCPCH and the Nuffield Trust, child health outcomes for babies and young children in the UK are poor compared to comparable countries.
5 March 2018
Representatives of the RCPCH met with senior leadership at the GMC on 27 February 2018 to discuss issues arising from the recent GMC appeal regarding Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba.
4 April 2017
Figures reveal that only 8% of 11-18 year-olds are achieving the daily five portion target.