We've now published the latest National Paediatric Diabetes Audit report - illustrated by Emilia Smith - on health checks and outcomes for children and young people with diabetes over the previous year.
Dr Melanie Ranaweera writes, "As paediatricians, I truly believe we are a cornerstone in advocating for a healthier, more equal, diverse and inclusive future for children and young people across the world".
On 23 June 1996, our Royal Charter was granted by the Queen. As we celebrate our 25th birthday, we look not only at our history, but also the future and the many ways the College is working to support our members and the health and wellbeing of children and young people.
Dr Ray Nethercott sets out some key observations on the Northern Ireland policy landscape; the recently published NI Executive Child poverty Strategy report and; the next steps the College are taking to respond to the ongoing Department of Health's consultation, Duty of Candour and Being Open.
Camilla reflects on an energetic RCPCH Conference Online with desire for action, engagement and "being boat rockers". She congratulates Andrew Pollard for his extraordinary services in the pandemic and highlights new opportunities for our members.
Issues around equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) are not exclusive to paediatrics. As a medical royal college, we are part of a much wider network of professional bodies who have a responsibility to address and tackle inequality in all its forms.
I’m a member of the RCPCH EDI Staff working ...
In anticipation of a potential amendment to the Advanced Research and Invention Agency Bill on Monday 7 June 2021, Dr Camilla Kingdon calls on UK Government to recommit to spending 0.7% of gross national income on overseas development assistance (ODA).
Dr Melanie Ranaweera, a Paediatric Registrar, volunteered to take part in the College’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Member Reference Group. Here she tells us how she's enjoyed getting involved and the importance of having your voice heard. "As paediatricians, I truly believe we are a cor...
As part of their wellbeing drive, Croydon University Hospital recently ran a competition among their paediatric trainees and consultants to answer, “What does wellbeing mean to you?” We present the winners.
Dr Camilla Kingdon responds to new GMC targets to eliminate disproportionate complaints from employers about ethnic minority doctors and eradicate disadvantage and discrimination in medical education and training.
In memory of Dr Donald Paterson, we offer this award to one individual for the best published paper in paediatrics from the last two years. We hear from the Paterson family and we speak to Tom about his winning publication and its importance for child health.