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...
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 ...
20 November 2020
RCPCH President Professor Russell Viner responds to the Equality and Human Rights Commission's report, Children's Rights in Great Britain, published on World Children's Day.
UK CMOs, Academy and GMC issue joint statement to support doctors throughout the second COVID-19 wave
11 November 2020
The Chief Medical Officers of all four UK nations, NHS England and NHS Improvement, General Medical Council and Academy of Medical Royal Colleges have today issued a statement to recognise that the peak of pressure from coronavirus infections will again require temporary changes to practice, and not...
26 October 2020
RCPCH has joined a new campaigning coalition; the Inequalities in Health Alliance (IHA).
2200 paediatricians sign open letter to Prime Minister urging Government to extend free school meals to cover holidays
24 October 2020
Thousands of members sign an open letter urging the UK Government to change course on free school meals during the holidays.
23 October 2020
We join a coalition of organisations in declaring a climate emergency and publish a plan to accelerate our work in this area.
20 October 2020
We are excited to launch our 'Paediatrician of the Future' document today, setting out our vision for the future of paediatric training across the UK.
8 October 2020
Later this month the College will publish 'Paediatrician of the Future', our vision for paediatric training across the UK. It's our response to the "Shape of Training" report, and will be part of our submission to the General Medical Council (GMC) at the end of 2020. It also promotes really good tra...