6 April 2021
RCPCH have joined a coalition of 13 healthcare organisations to urge the Government to deliver on its 2018 commitment to strip the General Medical Council (GMC) of its power to appeal decisions made by the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS.)
2 January 2021
Our President and members respond to media reports of COVID admissions among children.
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).
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
We respond to surge guidance published by Health Education England (HEE).
2200 paediatricians sign open letter to Prime Minister urging Government to extend free school meals to cover holidays
24 October 2020
Thousands of members sign an open letter urging the UK Government to change course on free school meals during the holidays.
16 October 2020
Our standards, produced with the Child Protection Special Interest Group, provide a benchmark for consistency in commissioning and service design.
9 October 2020
We publish our statement on the need to restore and protect child and paediatric health services this winter.
25 September 2020
Two new reports have been released outlining the findings of a snapshot survey of the UK's general paediatric and neonatal services and workforce in September 2019. The reports provide a pre-COVID benchmark and give recommendations to government, service planners and other decision makers about how ...
21 September 2020
Russell comments on today's press conference by Professor Chris Whitty, Chief Medical Officer, and Sir Patrick Vallance, Chief Scientific Officer.