The RCPCH President and Vice-President for Training and Assessment comment on the General Medical Council’s National Training Survey summary report for 2021, which shows a rise in levels of burnout across the profession.
Sophie Taylor is no stranger to challenges and is acutely aware of the difficulty we all face in overcoming them. Here she shares her experiences of growing up as well as some things she's found to help relieve the pressures of the past year. She is a 4th year medical student at Keele University and...
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.
As the world has learned to adjust to the changes brought about by COVID-19, Dr Dan Magnus reflects on his thoughts from last year and expresses his feelings about the recovery from the pandemic and what it means for the wellbeing of all of us.
Dr Anna Baverstock looks at the importance of being kind to each other and how we can all benefit from building connections and growing compassion. "The ripple effect from these very small acts of kindness can be so much larger than any of us realise."
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.)
In February 2021, we published the conclusions of our Paediatrics 2040 project. In this blog Dr Seb Gray explains why we included a focused report on wellbeing and offers some practical thoughts on supporting the wellbeing of paediatricians into the future.
Dr Sophie Jackson, trainee paediatrician based in Bristol, is on the College’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Member Reference Group. She looks at why diversity in paediatrics helps to improve patient care and build a more equal society – and reflects on the publication of our new reports in this...