This page is a resource for MRCPCH & DCH Clinical Hosts, Examiners and Senior Examiners. From this page you will be able to access the specific documents and resources relevant to each of these roles. Please scroll down to the relevant section. Note: As the below links are restricted to current ...
7 May 2020
The national clinical trial to identify treatments that may be beneficial for patients diagnosed with COVID-19 will begin recruiting children and infants in May 2020.
30 April 2020
A statement about media reports, citing RCPCH, on the transmission of COVID-19 by children.
This guidance outlines key principles for the clinical management of children admitted to hospital with suspected COVID-19. It is aimed at general paediatricians treating children during the COVID-19 pandemic. It covers medical management of paediatric patients, including advice on use of antiviral ...
Here we provide a summary of key current evidence regarding COVID-19 in children and young people.
Delayed access to care for children during COVID-19: our role as paediatricians - position statement
Evidence is emerging that children and families are not accessing medical advice and review as soon as is needed. In this position statement, published 3 April 2020, we outline our role as paediatricians to help ensure children get the right care at the right time and right place.
COVID-19 - service evaluation and audit on the care needs of children admitted to hospital (England)
Run by NHS England, this aims to provide important up-to-date information on the clinical aspects of COVID-19 while also determining the care needs of children admitted to hospital with COVID-19. We encourage members working in England to submit data as needed. You can view regular data updates belo...
25 March 2020
"Now more than ever, we can and must be prepared to purposefully bring out the best in ourselves and those around us at work." Clinical Lead and Consultant in PEM Dan Magnus acknowledges the anxiety and confusion we face, but sees inspiring examples of showing care and consideration. He offers key t...
This is guidance to help individuals who are planning paediatric and neonatal staffing, rotas and services. We are aware that different services and regions will have varying requirements, and as the situation evolves services may need to adapt. This guidance will be updated with further iterations.
17 March 2020
Royal Colleges respond to new coronavirus guidance for pregnant women.