22 June 2020
In this blog, Dr Nicola Jay, Officer for Workforce Planning and Health Services, reflects on the long road to recovery ahead, recognising that equality has to be at the core of our work going forward.
16 June 2020
A College statement welcoming the publication of stakeholder insights into the factors affecting the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, and what needs to happen now.
12 June 2020
It's week 16 in our new hyper-reality and it's again been a pretty complex period. In this week's address to members, Russell highlights new College statements on BAME inequalities, shielding and supporting LGBTQ+ children and young people, as well as our continued focus on restarting services.
5 June 2020
It's been a sobering week, and in this message to members, Russell affirms the College's solidarity with BAME colleagues, particularly at this time. He also reports from yesterday's Council and AGM meetings where we discussed COVID-19 and our principles for recovery, among other important subjects.
5 March 2020
Every death of a child or young person is a unique tragedy. In coping with such events as healthcare professionals, we respond in personalised ways. A common question, though, is whether we did everything we could to prevent it. Did we examine thoroughly? Did we respond to results quickly? Did we li...
26 June 2019
Getting around the country (and away from the 'Westminster bubble') is one of Russell's top priorities, and gives him a chance to meet "some of the amazing paediatricians working across the UK".
28 May 2019
Russell looks back at a fantastic Conference and exhibition where he was pleased to announce three projects that get to the "heart of what our College is about... and your concerns about working life in the NHS".
4 April 2019
"Respect should underpin all working relationships" says RCPCH, as the GMC launches a pilot programme that will give doctors training in tackling unprofessional behaviours from colleagues.
22 February 2019
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has today published 2017 data on avoidable deaths.
20 February 2019
The Nuffield Trust and the Association for Young People's Health have today published the first ever international comparison of young people's health measures over time, comparing the UK to 18 other high-income countries. Professor Russell Viner, President of the RCPCH, responds.