30 March 2021
In February 2021, we published the conclusions of our Paediatrics 2040 project. In this blog Dr Seb Gray explains why we included a focused report on wellbeing and offers some practical thoughts on supporting the wellbeing of paediatricians into the future.
9 March 2021
The elections to the Scottish and Welsh Parliaments will be unlike any other, taking place in the context of the global pandemic. Although most children and teenagers do not become seriously ill with COVID-19, the impact on their lives, education, services and mental health and wellbeing has been im...
17 February 2021
With the world pretty much turned upside down, we have all been feeling fearful. Whilst it is dangerously easy to become caught in this negative spiral, Dr Mumtaz Mooncey has been determined to spread positivity!
29 January 2021
Russell updates members on PIMS and our current understanding of COVID-19 vaccinations for children, and shares the evidence he recently presented to the UK Parliament’s Education Committee. With a live Q&A on redeployment guidance and other member opportunities, this update brings you all the lates...
26 January 2021
Dr Sarah Vepers shares her 2020 wellbeing journey, talking about celebrating the small things in life and gives her top seven tips for improving your wellbeing.
15 January 2021
Dr Hannah Jacob, Chair of the Trainees Committee offers advice, tips and tools to help address some of the current worries voiced by members during these trying times.
13 January 2021
The Chief Medical Officers of the four UK nations, NHS England and NHS Improvement, General Medical Council and Academy of Medical Royal Colleges have written a further letter of thanks and support to all doctors during this pandemic. While noting the real hope that vaccinations offer, the letter ac...
28 December 2020
Paediatricians have seen a huge rise in cases of anorexia nervosa and other food restriction disorders in this age group, with some reporting a doubling, tripling or even quadrupling of cases compared with the same period last year.
21 December 2020
After a wonderful ST1 year at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich, Dr Sian Vermeulen couldn’t help but write a short farewell poem to sum up her time there.
8 December 2020
As RCPCH Treasurer and Chair of the Membership Committee, Liz Marder reflects on the member survey and why your feedback matters more than ever during the pandemic.