26 February 2021
Over the last two years, the Paediatrics 2040 team have been working to develop a vision for the future of paediatrics in the UK. We would like to invite you to join us in a virtual event to celebrate and discuss our conclusions.
It can be confusing to know what to do when your baby or child is unwell during the coronavirus pandemic. Remember that the NHS is still providing safe care. We've developed posters for families living in England, Scotland, Wales (in English and Welsh languages) and Northern Ireland about when a...
This is a quick guide for parents and carers about the National Neonatal Audit Programme (NNAP), which works to improve standards of neonatal care in neonatal units in England, Scotland, Wales and the Isle of Man.
24 July 2020
Our President Professor Russell Viner responds to reports that the government will introduce a comprehensive obesity plan.
24 July 2020
We respond to the government's announcement of this year's flu vaccination programme, which includes Year 7 for the first time.
9 July 2020
We respond to plans from the Welsh government to re-open schools in September.
24 June 2020
Today, health leaders called for a review of lessons learned during the first phase of the pandemic. We've set out an additional call for a rapid review into the experiences of children and young people during the first wave, so that they can be protected from the harshest mitigation measures if we ...
12 June 2020
To mark Pride month in the UK, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has published a set of commitments to support LGBTQ+ young people.
The purpose of this principle statement is to: 1. Clarify our position on the rights of LGBTQ+ people to eliminate discrimination and stigma 2. Understand the needs of LGBTQ+ children and young people 3. Support health professionals in their role of providing support to LGBTQ+ children and young ...
10 June 2020
The RCPCH has published a statement of solidarity and stands by its members to continue to address the structural inequalities that affect Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) colleagues and children and young people from those communities.