Announcements - news

Updates from the College 

Due diligence update

29 January 2018

Our policy sets out robust safeguards for the acceptance of funding from Formula Milk Companies (FMCs), following a 2016 consultation with members.

RCPCH response to high court ruling on the case of Hadiza Bawa-Garba

26 January 2018

We recongise the substantial impact that decisions by the GMC and the High Court have on medical professionals. This case is tragic for all involved.

Jo Revill to take up role of RCPCH chief executive officer in June 2018

26 January 2018

Professor Judith Ellis MBE is to retire on 31 May 2018 after nearly four successful years at the RCPCH. She will be succeeded by Jo Revill.

Risks of valproate medicines in female patients

25 January 2018

RCPCH now offers additional resources to support girls and young women to understand the risks of taking sodium valproate during pregnancy.

Global child health: challenges and opportunities for change

17 January 2018

In the latest of a series of thought-pieces, Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta shares his thoughts on global child health.

New childhood stroke resource available

17 January 2018

This important algorithm accompanies our full guideline, with information on identifying stroke, activating the acute stroke pathway and treating

RCPCH is now a Disability Confident Leader

11 January 2018

RCPCH receives accreditation as Disability Confident Leader

Increase in Overseas Levy

9 January 2018

Statement on the increase in Overseas Levy for RCPCH members

Putting a child first: the paramountcy of best interests and parental rights

5 January 2018

Professor David Archard, RCPCH Conference 2018 keynote speaker, shares his thoughts on this topical issue

Professor Russell Viner elected next RCPCH President

15 December 2017

Professor Russell Viner has been elected President of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, taking up the role on 14 March 2018