It is more important than ever to take care of yourself. We have reached out to members across the UK, who have recommended some useful wellbeing resources, whether at work or at home, to support you through these difficult times.
We continue to monitor and produce resources around this public health challenge - looking at the impacts on our members, the wider child health workforce and children and young people. Explore our guidance on paediatric services, staffing and rotas, education and training and for parents, as well a...
3 August 2020
Russell has heard from many members with concerns for at-risk and vulnerable children in this period, and we're now seeking your insights. He also welcomes the UK government's recent announcement about obesity and junk food advertising, but we need to understand how people's lives are and see the de...
30 July 2020
Our President, Professor Russell Viner, responds to the publication of the NHS People Plan 2020/21.
29 July 2020
Health visitors fear the needs of vulnerable children have been missed due to staff redeployment to support the COVID-19 workforce, according to a new UCL survey.
29 July 2020
Liz Marder, Consultant Paediatrician and RCPCH Treasurer provides an update on the College's financial situation in light of COVID-19.
24 July 2020
As we start the process to Reset, Restore, Recover, writes Dr Anna-Louise Nichols, a trainee paediatrician, it is good for trainees to reflect on the past few months and think about what vision we have for our speciality moving forward.
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the cessation of all but the most urgent elective children’s surgical cases during the period of peak prevalence of infection in the general population. These recommendations use the most up to date evidence to inform practice that will enable recovery of ch...
16 July 2020
The Chief Medical Officer for Wales Dr Frank Atherton has confirmed people in Wales who are shielding will no longer need to do so after 16 August.
14 July 2020
The UK must prepare now for a potential new wave of coronavirus infections this winter that could be more serious than the first, says a new report from the Academy of Medical Sciences. Responding to 'Preparing for a challenging winter', the RCPCH made the following statement on vaccinations and pro...