12 January 2021
Our Officer for Health Improvement reacts to reports and pictures of packages sent to families who rely on the free school meals programme.
2 January 2021
Our President and members respond to media reports of COVID admissions among children.
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).
20 November 2020
RCPCH President Professor Russell Viner responds to the Equality and Human Rights Commission's report, Children's Rights in Great Britain, published on World Children's Day.
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...
26 October 2020
RCPCH has joined a new campaigning coalition; the Inequalities in Health Alliance (IHA).
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.
23 October 2020
We join a coalition of organisations in declaring a climate emergency and publish a plan to accelerate our work in this area.
16 October 2020
Our standards, produced with the Child Protection Special Interest Group, provide a benchmark for consistency in commissioning and service design.