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.
23 March 2021
Dr Sophie Jackson, trainee paediatrician based in Bristol, is on the College’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Member Reference Group. She looks at why diversity in paediatrics helps to improve patient care and build a more equal society – and reflects on the publication of our new reports in this...
16 March 2021
The work we are doing on equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) is so vital. Camilla Kingdon, who is Co-Chair of our EDI Oversight Group, introduces our phase 2 reports – a really important milestone in our ongoing work in this area – and encourages members to complete our new diversity monitoring ...
19 February 2021
Dr Chenqu Suo, winner of the Sir Peter Tizard research bursary in 2018 and Co-Trainee Rep on the BPSU Scientific Committee tells us about her own study and how other trainees can get involved in research with the BPSU.
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!
27 January 2021
Dr Hamudi Kisat, a Paediatric Consultant at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, tells us about his role as Deputy Chair for the Medical Training Initiative (MTI) scheme, attracting international trainees to paediatrics and improving paediatric care in their home countries.
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.
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.
25 November 2020
In February 2020, we asked members to join us in a survey about the future of paediatrics in the UK to inform our Paediatrics 2040 project. Here, Dr Judith van der Voort, Chair of the project’s working lives group, discusses some of the themes that were shared.
19 November 2020
As doctors, it is well recognised that we are strong, determined, resilient and able to deal with a variety of stressors in our professional fields. But what about when things go wrong? Dr Stacey Killick, an ST8 at Glan Clwyd Hospital offers her advice.