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...
25 March 2019
Wales has taken the next step towards protecting children’s’ rights by introducing legislation to end the physical punishment of children. RCPCH responds.
1 March 2019
Get in touch with the Health Policy team if you require support in meeting the deadline to submit data to our emergency care audit.
20 December 2018
The author Paul Theroux said, “Winter is a season of recovery and preparation” and yet the reverse is true in paediatrics. Our last few winters have been so bad that government talk of winter pressures funding seems to start as soon as the daffodils emerge in spring. But when did you last read about...
12 December 2018
Dr John Criddle, Chair of the RCPCH Intercollegiate Committee for Standards for Children in Emergency Care Settings, responds to the news.
25 October 2018
We have surveyed our members to understand their experiences of winter pressures in Emergency Departments that treat children.
23 October 2018
As the Chancellor's budget approaches, over 100 organisations, including the RCPCH, come together to ask that he puts children at the heart of its spending decisions.
4 June 2018
New standards for emergency care settings highlight the need to reduce pressure on urgent and emergency care services.
4 April 2018
Gayle Hann, consultant paediatrician and named doctor for child protection, explains her journey to working in safeguarding.