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
It’s been a year of challenges but that didn’t stop us delivering the popular features of RCPCH Conference to our members and colleagues.
26 October 2020
Dr Mike Linney emphasises the importance of protecting services for children and young people as pressure mounts again in the coming months. Highlighting the Chief Nursing Officer stating that vital supports for children including school nurses and health visitors will be protected from redeployment...
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.
20 October 2020
As part of our Shape of training programme, we asked thousands of children and young people what knowledge, skills and attitude the paediatrician of the future needs. The top themes? Being respectful, kind and friendly, being listened to and understood, having good communication focused on age and n...
13 October 2020
The Board of Trustees is very grateful to Mark Devlin for his engaged and committed service to the College as an independent member of the Board of Trustees.
9 October 2020
Russell's term as President finishes next spring, as does that of our Registrar, and so the College is looking for clinicians who can bring their passions and priorities to these roles. And, we continue our calls to protect and restore children's health services this winter with a new statement, plu...
2 October 2020
Due to the ongoing effects of COVID-19, much of the detail around 2021 recruitment is still being finalised, but we understand that the processes are due to be signed off by the Medical & Dental Recruitment and Selection (MDRS) committee on 8 October 2020.
25 August 2020
RCPCH welcomes the work NHS Digital have done to add Additional Information to over 54 million patients’ Summary Care Records in England.
3 August 2020
Russell has heard from many members with concerns for at-risk and vulnerable children in this period, and we're now seeking your insights. He also welcomes the UK government's recent announcement about obesity and junk food advertising, but we need to understand how people's lives are and see the de...