23 February 2021
During medical school, students tend to have limited time within speciality rotations and subsequently, healthcare professionals have a short window of opportunity to promote their chosen careers. Nevertheless, there are lots of ways for aspiring paediatricians to get involved. Alexandra Richards, U...
10 February 2021
Ranitidine products (Brand names including Zantac®) were voluntarily withdrawn by manufacturers in October 2019 due to the presence of low levels of an impurity called NDMA. The European Medicines Agency has since confirmed its recommendation to suspend all ranitidine medicines in the EU.
26 January 2021
This is a message on clinical eligibility of children and young people for COVID-19 vaccines in phase 1 of the vaccination programme.
21 January 2021
The videos provide easy-to-follow advice for parents and carers on minor injuries and illnesses which may affect their children.
18 January 2021
Our Officer for Health Improvement calls on the Government to extend the £20 a week uplift to Universal Credit. The uplift was introduced last year by the Chancellor in response to the pandemic, and is currently due to be removed from payments at the end of March.
12 January 2021
Our Officer for Health Improvement reacts to reports and pictures of packages sent to families who rely on the free school meals programme.
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...
8 January 2021
We’re nearly one year into the pandemic and there are immense challenges in the coming weeks. In his first blog of 2021, Russell shares important guidance, new alerts and College position statements.
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 ...
5 January 2021
Erythromycin in babies and infants has been associated with an increased risk of infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis.