President's blog

In his regular blog, Professor Russell Viner updates on key events and his activities to improve children and young people's health and to support our members.

Russell's blogs


Message from the President - 6 November

Russell reflects on the importance of looking after ourselves and each other this winter. He highlights our position statement and meetings with senior NHS leaders on new surge guidance, along with our new and continually updated guidance on COVID-19. And, he thanks members and states next steps tow...

Message from the President - 9 October

Russell's term as President finishes next spring, as does that of our Registrar, and so the College is looking for clinicians who can bring their passions and priorities to these roles. And, we continue our calls to protect and restore children's health services this winter with a new statement, plu...

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Other articles


Shaping our future working lives: what you told us

In February 2020, we asked members to join us in a survey about the future of paediatrics in the UK to inform our Paediatrics 2040 project. Here, Dr Judith van der Voort, Chair of the project’s working lives group, discusses some of the themes that were shared.

NPDA – The experiences of parents and patients

Clinical Lead for the National Paediatric Diabetes Audit (NPDA) Dr Justin Warner introduces us to the Parent and Patient Reported Experience Measures (PREM) report. This is their first report looking at over 13,000 responses from surveys completed by children and young people with diabetes, as well ...