23 August 2019
The College's Council last met on 6 June 2019. The main topics discussed were an update on the Annual Conference 2019, the Workforce Census 2019 and the RCPCH Ambassador Programme. Further details of items discussed are below.
22 August 2019
The RCPCH is joining forces with Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT), to get a snapshot of the neonatal and general acute workforce on two given days in September.
21 August 2019
As part of an expanded offering for RCPCH Fellows, we've introduced a new programme of networking events - including lunch, talks, drop-in sessions and informal discussions.
19 August 2019
Everyone who works in child health has a responsibility to safeguard and protect children from violence, exploitation and abuse. RCPCH members can access a number of resources to support this work.
7 August 2019
The Government has announced today that the pension rules for senior clinicians are to be changed, to allow them to take on extra shifts, treat more patients and help to reduce waiting times without losing out financially.
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.
1 August 2019
You can now follow RCPCH on Instagram, the social networking channel! We're celebrating the lives of our members - and professionals working in child health - around the world. And to get things started, we've launched a photo competition for a chance to win £250 in gift vouchers.
24 July 2019
The government is consulting on proposals to make the NHS Pension Scheme more flexible and transparent for senior clinicians.
4 July 2019
Dr Nicola Jay, consultant paediatrician at Sheffield Children's Hospital, has been appointed as the new Officer for Workforce Planning and Health Services. She considers an example of a 'wicked problem' in paediatrics - the health workforce crisis in the UK - and how we can move forward.
1 July 2019
Reviewing all the excitement from Conference 2019, this edition of Focus also highlights the IPA Congress in Panama City, and the launch of Paediatrics 2040. You’ll also find features and your favourite regulars inside...