25 September 2020
Two new reports have been released outlining the findings of a snapshot survey of the UK's general paediatric and neonatal services and workforce in September 2019. The reports provide a pre-COVID benchmark and give recommendations to government, service planners and other decision makers about how ...
21 September 2020
Russell comments on today's press conference by Professor Chris Whitty, Chief Medical Officer, and Sir Patrick Vallance, Chief Scientific Officer.
30 July 2020
Our President, Professor Russell Viner, responds to the publication of the NHS People Plan 2020/21.
24 July 2020
We respond to news from Health Education England about a significant rise in the fill rate for ST1 paediatrics.
26 June 2020
RCPCH today publishes its first report from Paediatrics 2040, a major project looking at how paediatrics will change over the next 20 years.
10 June 2020
The RCPCH has published a statement of solidarity and stands by its members to continue to address the structural inequalities that affect Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) colleagues and children and young people from those communities.
15 April 2020
RCPCH is launching a new data collection and reporting tool to track the impact of COVID-19 on child health services. Dr Jay and Professor Bishop explain why it is so important to capture changes to services during this period.
18 March 2020
The overall rates of smoking among UK adults and young people have declined in recent decades. Legislation around the consumption, sale and advertisement of cigarettes has become tighter, and wide-reaching public health campaigns have taken effect.
11 March 2020
Staff shortages are among the most high-profile issues facing the NHS today—a scarcity that is felt within the paediatrics workforce.
10 March 2020
A few years ago, I got the chance to speak with young carers about their experiences. Together, we created superhero characters to explain some of the many things that they do—and some other things they would like to do. As the RCPCH’s children and young people’s engagement manager, I get to meet wi...