26 February 2020
We responded to calls for doctors to 'take responsibility' for the NHS. Our joint letter was published in The Times.
9 January 2020
The GMC today published their first survey of specialty and associate specialist and locally employed doctors. Dr Prakash Kalambettu, chair of the RCPCH’s Staff, Associate Specialist and Specialty Doctor Committee, comments on the findings.
2 April 2019
Developing new skills, meeting new people, networking with like-minded colleagues, carrying out a sense of purpose... The benefits often outweigh the time given, which may be why more than 1,100 of you volunteer for the College. Whether it's representing your region or specialty on a committee, work...
5 March 2019
The RCPCH is pleased to announce that Dr Ray Nethercott has been elected unopposed to the position of Officer for Ireland. He will take up his post at the next meeting of RCPCH Council on 6 June 2019.
29 January 2019
The RCPCH is pleased to announce the results of the recent Vice Presidential elections. Dr Simon Clark has been elected Vice President for Health Policy and Professor Nick Bishop has been elected Vice President for Science and Research. They will take up their posts on 6 March 2019.
10 October 2018
The General Medial Council has announced that all their fitness to practise decision makers, case examiners and clinical experts are to receive Human Factors training, and advice on modifying investigation processes, as part of a collaboration agreed with Oxford University’s Patient Safety Academy.
12 September 2018
RCPCH President Professor Russell Viner reiterates the importance of reflective practice as "crucial for doctors".
11 September 2018
This template recognises the importance of undertaking extracurricular work for the wider benefit of paediatrics and child health, which the College believes to be an investment and directly beneficial to Trusts.
29 August 2018
RCPCH President, Professor Russell Viner, responds to the announcement saying "the growing market for energy drinks and potential for harm to children and young people clearly warrants further scrutiny."
24 June 2018
The plan is "extremely encouraging" says Prof Viner but more supported is needed for children who are already overweight or obese.