5 March 2020
Every death of a child or young person is a unique tragedy. In coping with such events as healthcare professionals, we respond in personalised ways. A common question, though, is whether we did everything we could to prevent it. Did we examine thoroughly? Did we respond to results quickly? Did we li...
4 March 2020
The RCPCH has today published State of Child Health 2020, the largest ever compilation of data on the health of babies, children and young people across all four UK nations. The report shows that for many measures of children’s health and wellbeing, progress has stalled, or is in reverse – something...
26 February 2020
We responded to calls for doctors to 'take responsibility' for the NHS. Our joint letter was published in The Times.
25 February 2020
Dr Judith Van der Voort discusses what we’re doing to support your future working lives as part of our ambitious Paediatrics 2040 project.
3 February 2020
We're offering a 50% reduction in the first year's Associate membership subscription for doctors working in the UK. This discount extends to training fees, which gives access to RCPCH ePortfolio, as well as our journal, Archives of Disease in Childhood.
28 January 2020
Russell reflects on the last year since we launched Paediatrics 2040, and invites all UK members to get involved with the project by completing our new survey.
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.
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.
19 August 2019
The Prime Minister has today called for urgent action to boost the number of children and young people receiving life-saving vaccinations. This comes as it is revealed that the UK has lost its "measles-free" status with the WHO, three years after it had eliminated the virus.
29 June 2019
We believe that child health research should be embedded as part of every paediatrician’s training, and throughout their careers. From June 2019 to 10 January 2020, we invited paediatricians working as consultants, SAS doctors and/or CCT holders to complete 2019 Participation in Child Health Researc...