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.
5 August 2019
Yesterday the Prime Minister pledged an additional one-off £1.8 billion for the NHS in England. Some of this funding is due to be allocated to children and young people's services but there remains a significant amount to do to help an NHS that is under serious pressure across the country.
25 March 2019
Wales has taken the next step towards protecting children’s’ rights by introducing legislation to end the physical punishment of children. RCPCH responds.
7 January 2019
The Government has published its Long Term Plan for the NHS in England. The Plan presents a vision for the future of the NHS in England and includes ambitions for the next 10 years.
5 November 2018
"We commend Government for their commitment" says Professor Russell Viner, but emphasises this will be difficult to achieve without a "significant expansion to the child health workforce".
7 September 2018
RCPCH Officer for Scotland "very much welcomes" the bill which is being published at Holyrood this week.
10 August 2018
NHS England have established a number of workstreams to take forward their recently announced Long Term Plan. RCPCH President, Professor Russell Viner, will sit on the Healthy Childhood and Maternal Health working group, which will bring together local and national system leaders, partners and stake...
18 June 2018
Theresa May has announced the Government's plans for the NHS in a speech covering issues including workforce, patient-focused care and childhood obesity.