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).
2 October 2019
Medicine offers students and junior doctors a vast array of specialty choices... How can we, as current trainees and paediatricians, help get paediatrics to the top of that list? Simon, the RCPCH Assistant Officer for Training (Recruitment), and Emma, Trainee Representative for Recruitment, look at ...
20 February 2019
The Nuffield Trust and the Association for Young People's Health have today published the first ever international comparison of young people's health measures over time, comparing the UK to 18 other high-income countries. Professor Russell Viner, President of the RCPCH, responds.
6 February 2019
There has been a lot in the media about mental health recently, with the government promising that mental health will be a key focus of the NHS Long Term Plan. But we know that lots of parents will still have niggling questions. Dr Lee Hudson, Mental Health Lead at the Royal College of Paediatrics a...
1 February 2019
We have worked with NHS England on a programme to ensure children and young people with a learning disability, autism or both are able to access appropriate medication, and are not prescribed inappropriate psychotropic medication. Find out more and read our full pledge.
31 August 2018
In his August blog, Russell considers the implications of increasing workforce pressures and unveils exciting plans for a new College programme examining "the future paediatrician".
28 August 2018
RCPCH's Dr Max Davie responds, saying a joined up approach to mental health is needed.
13 August 2018
The Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba's appeal against the decision to strike her name from the medical register.
9 August 2018
Scotland's Mental Health Minister, Clare Haughey, today announced the country's new suicide prevention plan. Dr Donald Macgregor of the RCPCH responds to this announcement.
1 August 2018
Today we launch RCPCH Progress, our new paediatric curriculum. Christine Pierce, Clinical Lead for Curriculum at RCPCH, shares her thoughts on what this means.