19 January 2021
David Evans looks back at a rewarding - and fun - five years as Vice President for Training and Assessment, and explains what he's enjoyed, what's been unexpected and why the next postholder will never be bored.
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.
14 January 2021
As Camilla prepares to leave this role to become RCPCH President this spring, she looks back at some highlights - from a buzzing virtual conference to investment in paediatric recruitment - and encourages her fellow paediatricians to consider this important role.
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.
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.
4 January 2021
RCPCH Registrar Dr Mike Linney shares his sadness at the death of his counterpart at the Royal College of Physicians, Professor Donal O'Donoghue.
2 January 2021
Our President and members respond to media reports of COVID admissions among children.
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.
18 December 2020
Paediatricians, GPs and psychiatrists have joined forces to produce guidance for young people who are worried about their health.
14 December 2020
This guidance, updated in December 2020 and endorsed by RCPCH, has been produced to inform all healthcare professionals of best practice around the use and prescribing of valproate. It supports them to navigate situations that could arise as a result of prescribing valproate to women during childbea...