6 April 2020
If you're applying for RCPCH Fellowship via this route, you'll need to demonstrate how you've achieved distinction in paediatrics. We've updated our list of examples of distinction, and have a new form for you to record these.
3 April 2020
Russell writes his weekly message to members on COVID-19 - the sad news that two young people in the UK have died from the disease, concerns about late presentations and updates on PPE and testing.
1 April 2020
The British Paediatric Surveillance Unit has now started collecting data on neonatal complications of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the UK and Northern Ireland. This study is needed to understand the impact of Coronavirus infection in newborn babies and babies born to mothers with Coronavirus, s...
31 March 2020
HRH The Princess Royal has sent a letter to each of the charities, organisations and military affiliations she supports, including RCPCH, acknowledging the difficulties we face and thanking us for all we do.
27 March 2020
"I know how hard you are working, and I see every day your commitment and dedication. Please know that we are here for you..." Russell writes to all members.
25 March 2020
Once again, the State of Child Health report presents a comprehensive picture—and a sobering set of facts. But we must remember that we can only tell the story when we have the right data to do so.
20 March 2020
"We are now living through a time of unprecedented challenges for our health service and society. We will face this massive task together." Russell provides an update for our members.
16 March 2020
Considering the most recent developments regarding COVID-19, and current uncertainty surrounding mass gatherings in the UK, today RCPCH Senior Officers have made the difficult decision to cancel the new Member and Fellow Admission Ceremony which was due to take place on Thursday 19 March 2020 at Chu...
10 March 2020
We have postponed the RCPCH Conference and exhibition, which was scheduled to take place in Liverpool on 28-30 April 2020. We made this decision in response to the evolving public health challenge caused by COVID-19. It is difficult to justify a large gathering of doctors at the present time and it’...
Surveillance of outcome of resuscitated term babies with no heart rate detected at 10 minutes of age starts next month
5 March 2020
This study, run through the British Paediatric Surveillance Unit (BPSU), will identify the incidence of term babies who receive resuscitation following birth and have no heart rate detected at 10 minutes of age, describing the demographic characteristics, clinical features and initial management of ...