This edition of your membership magazine sees the launch of the Paediatrics 2040 project, the handover of the College presidency and a feature on understanding how mental health is core to paediatrics.
The Prime Minister has today called for urgent action to boost the number of children and young people receiving life-saving vaccinations. This comes as it is revealed that the UK has lost its "measles-free" status with the WHO, three years after it had eliminated the virus.
The General Medial Council has announced that all their fitness to practise decision makers, case examiners and clinical experts are to receive Human Factors training, and advice on modifying investigation processes, as part of a collaboration agreed with Oxford University’s Patient Safety Academy.
RCPCH President, Professor Russell Viner, responds to the announcement saying "the growing market for energy drinks and potential for harm to children and young people clearly warrants further scrutiny."