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.
14 July 2020
The UK must prepare now for a potential new wave of coronavirus infections this winter that could be more serious than the first, says a new report from the Academy of Medical Sciences. Responding to 'Preparing for a challenging winter', the RCPCH made the following statement on vaccinations and pro...
16 June 2020
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) stands with footballer Marcus Rashford and his campaign to make the government think again on the provision of free school meal vouchers for children this summer.
16 January 2020
Our President Professor Russell Viner comments on the Dubs amendment to protect child refugees from family separations.
4 September 2019
Responding to today’s Programme for Government, RCPCH Scotland highlighted the mixed bag offered by Scottish Government for Scotland’s children. RCPCH Scotland welcomed the actions being taken on air pollution, child poverty, early year’s mental health and disability assistance.
19 August 2019
The Prime Minister has today called for urgent action to boost the number of children and young people receiving life-saving vaccinations. This comes as it is revealed that the UK has lost its "measles-free" status with the WHO, three years after it had eliminated the virus.
28 March 2019
The Department for Work and Pensions has published a report today on living standards on the UK based on household income measures for the 2017-18 financial year. Professor Russell Viner, President of the RCPCH, responds.
30 November 2018
RCPCH President says paediatricians are finding it hard to find the time to learn and develop their skills and are experiencing high levels of stress and exhaustion - "it cannot be right."