2 January 2021
Our President and members respond to media reports of COVID admissions among children.
28 December 2020
Paediatricians have seen a huge rise in cases of anorexia nervosa and other food restriction disorders in this age group, with some reporting a doubling, tripling or even quadrupling of cases compared with the same period last year.
14 December 2020
This guidance, updated in December 2020 and endorsed by RCPCH, has been produced to inform all healthcare professionals of best practice around the use and prescribing of valproate. It supports them to navigate situations that could arise as a result of prescribing valproate to women during childbea...
27 November 2020
We respond to 'The state of medical education and practice in the UK', the flagship annual report from the General Medical Council (GMC).
20 November 2020
RCPCH President Professor Russell Viner responds to the Equality and Human Rights Commission's report, Children's Rights in Great Britain, published on World Children's Day.
13 November 2020
Paediatricians, health visitors and GPs have joined forces to produce guidance for parents who are worried about their new baby.
UK CMOs, Academy and GMC issue joint statement to support doctors throughout the second COVID-19 wave
11 November 2020
The Chief Medical Officers of all four UK nations, NHS England and NHS Improvement, General Medical Council and Academy of Medical Royal Colleges have today issued a statement to recognise that the peak of pressure from coronavirus infections will again require temporary changes to practice, and not...
2200 paediatricians sign open letter to Prime Minister urging Government to extend free school meals to cover holidays
24 October 2020
Thousands of members sign an open letter urging the UK Government to change course on free school meals during the holidays.
16 October 2020
Our standards, produced with the Child Protection Special Interest Group, provide a benchmark for consistency in commissioning and service design.
9 October 2020
We publish our statement on the need to restore and protect child and paediatric health services this winter.