18 March 2020
The overall rates of smoking among UK adults and young people have declined in recent decades. Legislation around the consumption, sale and advertisement of cigarettes has become tighter, and wide-reaching public health campaigns have taken effect.
11 March 2020
Staff shortages are among the most high-profile issues facing the NHS today—a scarcity that is felt within the paediatrics workforce.
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...
25 February 2020
Dr Judith Van der Voort discusses what we’re doing to support your future working lives as part of our ambitious Paediatrics 2040 project.
19 February 2020
Dr Nicola Jay discusses why and how we are thinking about future paediatric models of care as part of our ambitious Paediatrics 2040 project.
29 January 2020
Dr Nicola Jay reflects on her first six months as Officer for Workforce Planning and Health Services, and emphasises the importance of good data to her job.
28 January 2020
Russell reflects on the last year since we launched Paediatrics 2040, and invites all UK members to get involved with the project by completing our new survey.
25 September 2019
Paediatricians work in incredibly challenging times. But, say Camilla, the College's VP for Education & Professional Development and Hannah, Chair of Trainees Committee, this specialty is rewarding like no other, and there's much more we can all do.
4 July 2019
Dr Nicola Jay, consultant paediatrician at Sheffield Children's Hospital, has been appointed as the new Officer for Workforce Planning and Health Services. She considers an example of a 'wicked problem' in paediatrics - the health workforce crisis in the UK - and how we can move forward.
18 October 2018
Sebastian Gray, a consultant in Salisbury, explains why working in child health is like being part of a big family, and how to spot the paediatricians in your hospital (hint: they may not drive the fanciest car).