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.
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.
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.
2 January 2021
Our President and members respond to media reports of COVID admissions among children.
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.
17 December 2020
In February 2021, Dr Mairi Stark will succeed Professor Steve Turner as RCPCH Officer for Scotland. Mairi shares her aims and aspirations, and outlines her priorities as future RCPCH Scottish Officer.
27 November 2020
We respond to 'The state of medical education and practice in the UK', the flagship annual report from the General Medical Council (GMC).
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.
23 November 2020
Clinical Lead for the National Paediatric Diabetes Audit (NPDA) Dr Justin Warner introduces us to the Parent and Patient Reported Experience Measures (PREM) report. This is their first report looking at over 13,000 responses from surveys completed by children and young people with diabetes, as well ...
20 November 2020
Russell acknowledges the incredible achievements by our colleagues and partners in life sciences and highlights a difficult road ahead - with the very real risk that this pandemic could scar and hold back a whole generation.