19 February 2020
There have been reported cases in China of respiratory infections caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19), which is classified as an airborne high consequence infectious disease (HCID) in the UK. As of 17 February 2020, nine patients in England have tested positive for coronavirus. Governments and ...
26 February 2020
This issue looks at the State of Child Health 2020 report, offering advice to practising paediatricians. Features also include our first debate, on when children become adults in the eyes of the NHS, as well as hearing from one of our members on his 50-year long career. We also have views from membe...
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.
13 February 2020
The College's Council last met on 23 January 2020. The main topics discussed were updates on the Shape of Paediatric Training, the Clinical Excellence Awards (ACCEA) and our forthcoming State of Child Health report.
12 February 2020
Dr Damian Roland explains why innovation is one of the four major workstreams we are considering in our Paediatrics 2040 project.
11 February 2020
Leading voices in child health will take to the main stage at the RCPCH Conference and exhibition, hosted in Liverpool this April, to share their experience and insight. Here's the full lineup.
10 February 2020
The Government is to consider more flexible training for healthcare professionals who wish to switch discipline. The Department of Health and Social Care said that people who are already working as healthcare professionals "could train to become doctors and nurses more quickly now that the UK has le...
5 February 2020
Dr Mike Linney, Registrar and Chair of the Ethics Committee for RCPCH, welcomes recent guidance from NICE, but notes the urgent need for high quality, independent research on this medicine to provide the best possible care for children with complex epilepsy.
4 February 2020
Professor Steve Turner shares an update on the data and evidence activity that’s underway to support our Paediatrics 2040 project.
3 February 2020
We're offering a 50% reduction in the first year's Associate membership subscription for doctors working in the UK. This discount extends to training fees, which gives access to RCPCH ePortfolio, as well as our journal, Archives of Disease in Childhood.