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 - 19 March 2021

One year on from the announcement of lockdown, Russell reflects on this unprecedented time; from death and hardship to the monumental efforts made by the NHS and the scientific community at large.

Message from the President - 26 February 2021

Russell announces the launch of Paediatrics 2040 and the new website that houses the data, evidence and thought pieces surrounding this innovative and timely project. He also shares thoughts on the latest RCPCH Milestones, our quarterly member magazine.

Message from the President - 12 February 2021

Russell covers the resurgence of media coverage and questions about PIMS, sharing resources and a "how to recognise" PIMS webinar. On recent and upcoming elections he gives a warm welcome and reminders to vote.

We've developed a vision of the future of paediatrics in the UK - by exploring evidence, innovation, models of care and working lives of paediatricians.

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A farewell from our Registrar

Dr Mike Linney has been RCPCH Registrar since 2017, with responsibility to oversee the College’s governance, and before that he was Southern Area Officer to Council and Wessex Representative. As he prepares to retire from his years at the College, he looks back at a “truly remarkable time”.