Have you seen our new Instagram account? As we get things started, we have a competition for members. Submit your photo that celebrates 'paediatrics in everyday life' for a chance to win gift vouchers.
Each year we present the James Spence Medal (pictured) and Honorary Fellowship to a small number of people who have demonstrated a major contribution to child health. We're now seeking members' nominations for both honours.
To protect children and young people from harm, and help improve their wellbeing, all healthcare staff must have the competencies to recognise child maltreatment, opportunities to improve childhood wellbeing and to take effective action as appropriate to their role.
In 2018 the RCPCH responded to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Obesity inquiry, noting that the obesity represents one of the greatest threats to children and young people and to the future of the nation.
In 2018 we responded to the Department for Education's call for evidence on the educational outcomes for children of help and protection. We highlighted the need for collaboration between schools, social care and paediatrics to ensure children’s needs are being met across all sectors.