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.
15 January 2021
Dr Hannah Jacob, Chair of the Trainees Committee offers advice, tips and tools to help address some of the current worries voiced by members during these trying times.
14 January 2021
As Camilla prepares to leave this role to become RCPCH President this spring, she looks back at some highlights - from a buzzing virtual conference to investment in paediatric recruitment - and encourages her fellow paediatricians to consider this important role.
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.
2 January 2021
Our President and members respond to media reports of COVID admissions among children.
28 December 2020
Paediatricians have seen a huge rise in cases of anorexia nervosa and other food restriction disorders in this age group, with some reporting a doubling, tripling or even quadrupling of cases compared with the same period last year.
21 December 2020
After a wonderful ST1 year at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich, Dr Sian Vermeulen couldn’t help but write a short farewell poem to sum up her time there.
17 December 2020
In February 2021, Dr Mairi Stark will succeed Professor Steve Turner as RCPCH Officer for Scotland. Mairi shares her aims and aspirations, and outlines her priorities as future RCPCH Scottish Officer.
14 December 2020
This guidance, updated in December 2020 and endorsed by RCPCH, has been produced to inform all healthcare professionals of best practice around the use and prescribing of valproate. It supports them to navigate situations that could arise as a result of prescribing valproate to women during childbea...
8 December 2020
We have carefully reviewed this court ruling, which addresses the consent of children and young people to the use of puberty suppressing drugs as part of the treatment of gender dysphoria. We consider that the ruling should not have implications for the general ethical or legal framework for childre...