14 July 2020
The UK must prepare now for a potential new wave of coronavirus infections this winter that could be more serious than the first, says a new report from the Academy of Medical Sciences. Responding to 'Preparing for a challenging winter', the RCPCH made the following statement on vaccinations and pro...
30 August 2019
New data from Public Health England reveals 301 new measles cases between April and June 2019. RCPCH's immunisation expert responds.
10 May 2019
For the first time, the College has developed an audit toolkit to support Emergency Departments treating children to monitor how well they are meeting the 70 “Facing the Future” standards. Dr John Criddle and Dr Virginia Davies discuss the development of the toolkit and its impact for children in me...
Mental health proposals could “stop problems escalating” - RCPCH responds to Review of Access Standards
11 March 2019
NHS England has published a Clinical Review of NHS Access Standards. It contains proposals to speed up access to mental health services as well as revised measures for treatment in A&E.
12 December 2018
Dr John Criddle, Chair of the RCPCH Intercollegiate Committee for Standards for Children in Emergency Care Settings, responds to the news.
7 December 2018
Officer for Health Promotion, Dr Max Davie, urges parents to make sure casing around batteries in toys and electrical devices are secure and says if in doubt, "don't take the risk".
25 October 2018
We have surveyed our members to understand their experiences of winter pressures in Emergency Departments that treat children.
18 September 2018
UK children are exposed to more than 60% of their daily air pollution intake during the school run and while at school, new research has shown today.
3 September 2018
RCPCH supports the #AskAboutAsthma campaign as NHS in London ask sufferers to ‘take three small steps to improve lives’.
30 August 2018
We have won two major grants to continue delivering the national Emergency Triage, Assessment and Treatment Plus (ETAT+) programme with Ministry of Health and WHO, and to develop a national paediatric nurse training and mentoring programme alongside this.