03 June 2020
If you're a foundation doctor or a last year medical student and curious about this specialty... join us for this free, 45-minute session! It's a great opportunity to hear from doctors who have gone through paediatric training and ask your questions.
Clinical guidelines process manual - Setting standards for development of clinical guidelines in paediatrics and child health
This manual, updated in April 2020, describes our process to develop high standard clinical guidelines, and includes information on grading evidence, consensus methods, dissemination and implementation. Our process has been accredited by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) s...
Our annual, national reports, 'Care processes and outcomes' highlight the main findings on the quality of care for children and young people with diabetes mellitus in England and Wales. On this page you can download our latest and previous reports, and find links to our reports especially for parent...
One in seven babies born in the UK will spend at least a few days in hospital in a neonatal unit which specialises in looking after babies who are born early, with a low weight or who have a medical condition that needs specialist treatment.
2 October 2019
Medicine offers students and junior doctors a vast array of specialty choices... How can we, as current trainees and paediatricians, help get paediatrics to the top of that list? Simon, the RCPCH Assistant Officer for Training (Recruitment), and Emma, Trainee Representative for Recruitment, look at ...
We asked children and young people from Enniskillen, St Albans and Brighton what makes the best paediatrician. Is this you?
Below are downloadable resources that provide further detail about the workforce census 2017. First, further information about the study methodology and demand modelling calculations. Second, resources that allow further exploration of the workforce census 2017 data: supplementary data tables and an...
21 November 2018
In spring 2017, Sara O'Rourke was a medical student working at the Children's Hospital in Manchester. Then came the suicide bombing on the Manchester Arena. She wrote about the experience and the 'powerful cohesion' she found among the health professionals attending to patients. Here she reflects on...
7 November 2018
Syed Taha, an ST1 (specialty training) paediatrician, explains why he was drawn to paediatrics - and reminds us all to have a genuine interest in whatever we do.
12 September 2018
RCPCH President Professor Russell Viner reiterates the importance of reflective practice as "crucial for doctors".