In our winter issue we look at health inequalities in the broader sense. We explore how climate change anxiety can have an effect on children and young people's mental health and we hear from members on patient safety and resolving conflicts.
It can be a celebration of life’s work and an opportunity for a new chapter - explore our resources and blogs by members navigating this period. We invite Senior Members/Fellows and Honorary Fellows to our regular events.
Our two-level paediatric training programme, live as of August 2023, aims to to flexible and fulfilling. We encourage trainees and trainers to read the curriculum and syllabi, FAQs and other resources.
The front cover of our Epilepsy12 organisational and clinical audits report for 2023 embodies the spirit of resilience. The documents give insight into the diagnosis and care of children and young people with epilepsy, and the organisation of services.
The photo on our National Neonatal Audit Programme report is courtesy of Maddy and Baljit Singh, parents to triplets. NNAP assesses whether babies on neonatal units receive consistent high-quality care and identifies areas for improvement.
Climate change poses an existential threat, but it is not experienced equally. Our toolkit supports paediatricians to take action locally, regionally and nationally. Can you help make child health central to climate policy?
Next year's theme is 'Building a bright future together', and it's happening on 25-27 March in Birmingham. We'll feature more than 35 specialty groups, inspiring keynote speakers and practical workshops - so you can update your knowledge.
In this RCPCH Podcasts episode, Richard Burley, Executive Director of Digital talks with Professor Sam Shah about how digital technology can support child health, and how paediatricians can embrace it.
Join us in Cardiff on 27 February. With the theme, ‘Shaping the future’ - the future of paediatricians and of children and young people - we'll be exploring leadership, education and healthcare innovation.
How can we help ensure children and young people are at the centre of policy making in Wales? Dr Nick Wilkinson, Officer for Wales, notes the need draw on others' expertise... And so he announces our recently appointed RCPCH Wales Deputy Officers and Health Board Integration Lead.
When you feel frustration, burnout, even dread, but that you should somehow cope with all that work and life throws at you... Sometimes, says RCPCH Dinwoodie Clinical Fellow, Dr Jess Morgan, you say, I’m not sure I can do this right now.
Last year we launched our #ShiftTheDial campaign with a focus on poverty. Dr Helen Stewart, RCPCH Officer for Health Improvement reflects on the past year and looks forward to our second phase of the programme launching next week.
Our Thrive Paediatrics programme acknowledges, celebrates and supports the varied experiences in paediatrics. SAS doctors do amazing work, and Dr Anne Pinches has developed the role of SAS Advocate in her own Trust to promote and improve support for this growing group.
Dr Nick Wilkinson, Officer for Wales, recently joined a workshop on physical activity in children and young people to learn why kids in Wales scored F for fitness, what this means for them and, when in clinic, what he should be assessing, saying and signposting. He shares his findings.