5 January 2021
Erythromycin in babies and infants has been associated with an increased risk of infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis.
11 December 2020
We call on the government to keep its promise to the world’s poorest children to spend 0.7% of gross national income on foreign aid. The collateral impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is causing severe disruption to preventive and curative health services in the poorest settings, particularly for childr...
4 December 2020
Our Head of International Operations, Sebastian Taylor, shares how RCPCH Global has been supporting our partners abroad during the COVID-19 pandemic.
10 November 2020
The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Ofsted) has published the latest in a series of reports on the impact of the pandemic on children. The reports are based on their observations made during inspections of schools, early years settings and children's services durin...
9 October 2020
We are providing further updates for candidates, examiners and hosts on the MRCPCH COVID Adapted Clinical Exam, which will be delivered remotely this November. This follows our first pilot to test the adapted stations and circuit as well as the online system.
10 September 2020
On 16 September, the Applied Knowledge in Practice exam will run with two options: test centres with social distancing; and online invigilation at home. This is the first time we are doing online invigilation and over the coming months, the remainder of our exams, our START assessment, our recruitme...
9 September 2020
We are providing a further update to candidates, examiners and hosts about the MRCPCH Covid Adapted Clinical Exam being held during November 2020.
24 August 2020
Thank you for your ongoing patience with us as we work towards safe delivery of the MRCPCH Clinical exam starting from November 2020. We have been working hard with examiners, trainees, and the GMC (General Medical Council) to ensure the MRCPCH Clinical exam remains safe, reliable and fair. We ar...
19 August 2020
Together with the International Child Health Group, we call on governments, donors and agencies to monitor and report the effects of the pandemic response on families and children, and to prioritise a new era of investment in robust, family-centred health systems.
29 July 2020
Health visitors fear the needs of vulnerable children have been missed due to staff redeployment to support the COVID-19 workforce, according to a new UCL survey.