19 February 2021
Dr Chenqu Suo, winner of the Sir Peter Tizard research bursary in 2018 and Co-Trainee Rep on the BPSU Scientific Committee tells us about her own study and how other trainees can get involved in research with the BPSU.
27 January 2021
Dr Hamudi Kisat, a Paediatric Consultant at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, tells us about his role as Deputy Chair for the Medical Training Initiative (MTI) scheme, attracting international trainees to paediatrics and improving paediatric care in their home countries.
22 January 2021
Editors of the Child Protection Companion Dr Fiona Straw and Dr Becky Sands discuss their work in child safeguarding, the challenges facing paediatricians and the work of the College in this area.
20 January 2021
Elizabeth Lawson, a final year medical student, discusses the benefits of learning about disability medicine via this online resource and recommends its use alongside traditional undergraduate teaching methods.
26 October 2020
Dr Mike Linney emphasises the importance of protecting services for children and young people as pressure mounts again in the coming months. Highlighting the Chief Nursing Officer stating that vital supports for children including school nurses and health visitors will be protected from redeployment...
8 September 2020
Consultant Paediatrician Dr Prabhu Rajendran tell us why being an RCPCH Ambassador is so important to him and gives a snapshot of the work he undertakes in this role.
9 March 2020
Knife crime gets a lot of attention in the UK press and we should take this worrying trend seriously. But we should also remember that it’s only part of the story. In reality, stab wounds make up a small proportion of the total hospital admissions attributed to violent incidents, and much of the med...
5 March 2020
Every death of a child or young person is a unique tragedy. In coping with such events as healthcare professionals, we respond in personalised ways. A common question, though, is whether we did everything we could to prevent it. Did we examine thoroughly? Did we respond to results quickly? Did we li...
13 November 2019
Health and social care in the UK is devolved. Our Officers for Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland set out what the UK General Election means for them.
15 August 2019
We all know safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility, but with increasing demand on services, competing priorities, recruitment difficulties and budget restrictions, healthcare professionals are feeling overwhelmed. Embedding safeguarding within day-to-day practice and taking part in statutory work...