11 January 2021
Following our meeting with Health Education England on 8 January, we intend to continue with 'Plan A' as the preferred option for recruitment, which includes virtual interviewing. We will continue to keep this under review working closely with our colleagues at HEE and keeping the four Statutory Edu...
7 January 2021
If you have applied for paediatric training in the UK for 2021, you'll know we made some changes to the recruitment process due to COVID-19. We understand there is current uncertainty, and we want to assure you we are working with Health Education England to agree which plan we are using. You'll be ...
26 October 2020
RCPCH has joined a new campaigning coalition; the Inequalities in Health Alliance (IHA).
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
We are excited to launch our 'Paediatrician of the Future' document today, setting out our vision for the future of paediatric training across the UK.
8 October 2020
Later this month the College will publish 'Paediatrician of the Future', our vision for paediatric training across the UK. It's our response to the "Shape of Training" report, and will be part of our submission to the General Medical Council (GMC) at the end of 2020. It also promotes really good tra...
21 September 2020
We are making some improvements to your ePortfolio - going live from the week of 26 October - to help you track your training against the Progress curriculum. Your ePortfolio will be more clearly aligned with the domains, learning outcomes and key capabilities that you need to achieve to progress th...
26 August 2020
Dr Hannah Jacob, Chair of the Trainees Committee welcomes new trainees and all those starting new rotations. Acknowledging the difficulties experienced by trainees in the last few months, Hannah points to a number of College resources and updates to help support you.
14 July 2020
The UK must prepare now for a potential new wave of coronavirus infections this winter that could be more serious than the first, says a new report from the Academy of Medical Sciences. Responding to 'Preparing for a challenging winter', the RCPCH made the following statement on vaccinations and pro...
16 June 2020
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) stands with footballer Marcus Rashford and his campaign to make the government think again on the provision of free school meal vouchers for children this summer.