5 June 2020
It's been a sobering week, and in this message to members, Russell affirms the College's solidarity with BAME colleagues, particularly at this time. He also reports from yesterday's Council and AGM meetings where we discussed COVID-19 and our principles for recovery, among other important subjects.
22 May 2020
There are many unanswered questions about children and COVID-19, including when and how we reopen schools, but, argues Russell in this week's weekly address to members, we must go back to the science.
18 December 2019
Our President Russell Viner reflects on last week’s UK General Election result and shares some early thoughts about what it means for the NHS, our members, and children and young people.
13 November 2019
With the UK general election on the horizon, we have an opportunity to make our case, explains Russell, for urgent action on the challenges facing both our workforce and the children and young people we support.
28 August 2019
Feeling recharged from a summer holiday, Russell looks to the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead, as the College is working hard to ensure the new UK Government prioritises child health.
26 June 2019
Getting around the country (and away from the 'Westminster bubble') is one of Russell's top priorities, and gives him a chance to meet "some of the amazing paediatricians working across the UK".
22 February 2019
Welcome to Russell's latest blog, reflecting on a busy month of travel, meetings and new faces at the College!
30 November 2018
In his November blog, Russell reflects on a tumultuous month in politics and looks to the future for the NHS and paediatrics.
23 October 2018
In his latest blog, Russell reflects on this year’s party conferences and the fight to prioritise child health.
30 July 2018
In his new presidential blog, Russell considers the huge updates in the health world across the UK, and how we can engage with Government to help ensure children and young people remain a priority in the NHS.