13 November 2019
With the UK general election on the horizon, we have an opportunity to make our case, explains Russell, for urgent action on the challenges facing both our workforce and the children and young people we support.
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.
28 August 2019
Feeling recharged from a summer holiday, Russell looks to the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead, as the College is working hard to ensure the new UK Government prioritises child health.
26 June 2019
Getting around the country (and away from the 'Westminster bubble') is one of Russell's top priorities, and gives him a chance to meet "some of the amazing paediatricians working across the UK".
28 May 2019
Russell looks back at a fantastic Conference and exhibition where he was pleased to announce three projects that get to the "heart of what our College is about... and your concerns about working life in the NHS".
27 March 2019
With Brexit very much on his mind, Russell talks about how we strengthen our international links in Europe and beyond, and encourages members - of all levels - to get involved with our ambitious new project to influence our profession's future.
22 February 2019
Welcome to Russell's latest blog, reflecting on a busy month of travel, meetings and new faces at the College!
25 January 2019
Its only 25 days into the New Year (happy new year by the way) and it feels like 25 months have passed. We’ve seen the launch of the NHS Long Term Plan (England), launched our own screen time guidance and hosted a roundtable with three CMOs on social media use, launched our State of Child Health 201...
20 December 2018
As we approach the end of 2018, Russell looks forward to our work in the coming year - with the election of two Vice President roles and a strong focus on the paediatric workforce.
23 October 2018
In his latest blog, Russell reflects on this year’s party conferences and the fight to prioritise child health.