13 November 2019
With the UK general election on the horizon, we have an opportunity to make our case, explains Russell, for urgent action on the challenges facing both our workforce and the children and young people we support.
12 November 2019
We are concerned about the impact of pension tax legislation and resulting tax bills on our members working in the UK. We're collecting the experiences of affected members, and their views on how this has impacted care for children and young people.
5 November 2019
RCPCH participated in a consultation by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges about proposals to reform the NHS Pension Scheme.
10 October 2019
Paediatricians who qualified from medical school in a non-UK country are less likely to be offered a consultant post than their UK-trained peers, according to survey of 155 doctors by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH).
22 August 2019
The RCPCH is joining forces with Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT), to get a snapshot of the neonatal and general acute workforce on two given days in September.
15 August 2019
The statement from the Faculty of Dental Surgery (FDS) welcomes a number of measures announced in the Prevention Green Paper and Childhood Obesity Plan that will help to improve children's oral health, but highlights the importance of maintaining a focus on addressing the issue. RCPCH President resp...
7 August 2019
The Government has announced today that the pension rules for senior clinicians are to be changed, to allow them to take on extra shifts, treat more patients and help to reduce waiting times without losing out financially.
24 July 2019
The government is consulting on proposals to make the NHS Pension Scheme more flexible and transparent for senior clinicians.
4 July 2019
Dr Nicola Jay, consultant paediatrician at Sheffield Children's Hospital, has been appointed as the new Officer for Workforce Planning and Health Services. She considers an example of a 'wicked problem' in paediatrics - the health workforce crisis in the UK - and how we can move forward.
29 June 2019
Today, the Labour Party has announced plans for a Future Generations Wellbeing Act for England as part of a commitment to tackle widening health inequalities, including a pledge to provide more fresh fruits and vegetables to poorer children. RCPCH Officer for Health Improvement, Dr Max Davie respond...