24 January 2020
There have been reported cases in China of respiratory infections caused by a novel coronavirus. The Chief Medical Officer for England and Chief Scientific Adviser to the Department of Health and Social Care has issued a message for all clinical staff encountering patients with respiratory infection...
21 January 2020
Peter Clarke, the chief inspector of prisons, has called for a “major overhaul” of the policy of separating children in young offender institutions. We support this call and we condemn unacceptable practices such as solitary confinement and the use of restraints.
16 January 2020
Our President Professor Russell Viner comments on the Dubs amendment to protect child refugees from family separations.
9 January 2020
The GMC today published their first survey of specialty and associate specialist and locally employed doctors. Dr Prakash Kalambettu, chair of the RCPCH’s Staff, Associate Specialist and Specialty Doctor Committee, comments on the findings.
19 November 2019
These fixed term awards recognise and reward the exceptional contribution of NHS consultants - over and above that normally expected in a post - to the values and goals of the NHS and to patient care.
13 November 2019
Our election manifesto calls for action on workforce and healthier environments for children and young people.
25 September 2019
In preparing for our careers campaign, Russell notes that we must be clear about the challenges of a career in paediatrics, and focused on keeping it as the best career in medicine.
13 September 2019
RSPH say banning junk food ads, building parks and transforming active travel are key to success. RCPCH's Dr Max Davie responds.
30 August 2019
New data from Public Health England reveals 301 new measles cases between April and June 2019. RCPCH's immunisation expert responds.
5 August 2019
Yesterday the Prime Minister pledged an additional one-off £1.8 billion for the NHS in England. Some of this funding is due to be allocated to children and young people's services but there remains a significant amount to do to help an NHS that is under serious pressure across the country.