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.
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 ...
14 December 2020
Experts from 13 national bodies, including seven Royal Colleges, have joined forces to launch new practical guidance to support doctors and other health professionals around valproate use in women and girls in their reproductive years.
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
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.
Keeping paediatric diabetes on the radar - how our Diabetes Quality Programme is delivering activities during COVID-19
19 November 2020
We’ve made innovative adaptations to keep Paediatric diabetes on the radar during the COVID-19 pandemic to improve care and outcomes.
16 November 2020
Dr Rakhee Shah is an ST6 Community Paediatric Registrar and was Clinical Advisor for the State of Child Health 2020 report. We hear why she got involved and the experience she had working on the report. She also encourages others to believe in themselves and not allow imposter syndrome hinder them f...
10 November 2020
The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Ofsted) has published the latest in a series of reports on the impact of the pandemic on children. The reports are based on their observations made during inspections of schools, early years settings and children's services durin...