This edition's cover story focuses on sleep in a time of COVID. Plus features on paediatricians working in the NHS for the first time, experiences as a woman in paediatrics and the surge in bronchiolitis cases.
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Camilla explains that our strategy is built on four key strands, which will help guide our work and inform our priorities to ensure we are supporting our members and improving health outcomes for children and young people.
As the new school year starts, Camilla welcomes new doctors and wishes departing VP's Nick Bishop (for Science and Research) and Simon Clark (for Policy) all the very best. She announces the launch of the new RCPCH Strategy 2021-24 and reflects upon recent visits with Royalty and Parliament.
The National Neonatal Audit Programme (NNAP) is looking for photographs that tell a story about your baby’s care on the neonatal unit. We’d also like a caption that describes the picture, the aspect of your baby’s care it shows and what it means to you.
Dealing with an increased workload in never easy. Dr Katarina Stefkova gives her top ten tips on practical strategies that can help you and your team get through it. "When things get stressful, focusing on the beauty of the teamwork and job satisfaction helps to cope with it all."
Dr Patricia Jackson, a RCPCH Fellow based in Edinburgh, looks back on International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Day, which was on 9 September. She shares, from a personal perspective, information gained on how paediatricians can become more aware of and make a diagnosis of FASD.
"This strategic document is really setting, if you like, guiderails for where we see the College going over this next period..." In our latest podcast, our Chief Executive, Jo Revill speaks with the College's President, Camilla Kingdon, about our strategy for the next three years.
RCPCH has joined over 90 representatives of the Inequalities in Health Alliance (IHA) today in signing a letter to the Prime Minister calling for a cross-government strategy to reduce health inequalities.