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.
2 January 2021
Our President and members respond to media reports of COVID admissions among children.
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.
27 November 2020
We respond to 'The state of medical education and practice in the UK', the flagship annual report from the General Medical Council (GMC).
25 November 2020
In February 2020, we asked members to join us in a survey about the future of paediatrics in the UK to inform our Paediatrics 2040 project. Here, Dr Judith van der Voort, Chair of the project’s working lives group, discusses some of the themes that were shared.
20 November 2020
Russell acknowledges the incredible achievements by our colleagues and partners in life sciences and highlights a difficult road ahead - with the very real risk that this pandemic could scar and hold back a whole generation.
19 November 2020
As doctors, it is well recognised that we are strong, determined, resilient and able to deal with a variety of stressors in our professional fields. But what about when things go wrong? Dr Stacey Killick, an ST8 at Glan Clwyd Hospital offers her advice.
UK CMOs, Academy and GMC issue joint statement to support doctors throughout the second COVID-19 wave
11 November 2020
The Chief Medical Officers of all four UK nations, NHS England and NHS Improvement, General Medical Council and Academy of Medical Royal Colleges have today issued a statement to recognise that the peak of pressure from coronavirus infections will again require temporary changes to practice, and not...
6 November 2020
Russell reflects on the importance of looking after ourselves and each other this winter. He highlights our position statement and meetings with senior NHS leaders on new surge guidance, along with our new and continually updated guidance on COVID-19. And, he thanks members and states next steps tow...