We continue to look at the risks and impacts of COVID-19 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 as our summaries of the research and presenting cl...
21 January 2021
The videos provide easy-to-follow advice for parents and carers on minor injuries and illnesses which may affect their children.
18 January 2021
Our Officer for Health Improvement calls on the Government to extend the £20 a week uplift to Universal Credit. The uplift was introduced last year by the Chancellor in response to the pandemic, and is currently due to be removed from payments at the end of March.
15 January 2021
Dr Hannah Jacob, Chair of the Trainees Committee offers advice, tips and tools to help address some of the current worries voiced by members during these trying times.
13 January 2021
The Chief Medical Officers of the four UK nations, NHS England and NHS Improvement, General Medical Council and Academy of Medical Royal Colleges have written a further letter of thanks and support to all doctors during this pandemic. While noting the real hope that vaccinations offer, the letter ac...
12 January 2021
Our Officer for Health Improvement reacts to reports and pictures of packages sent to families who rely on the free school meals programme.
11 January 2021
Following our meeting with Health Education England on 8 January, we intend to continue with 'Plan A' as the preferred option for recruitment, which includes virtual interviewing. We will continue to keep this under review working closely with our colleagues at HEE and keeping the four Statutory Edu...
8 January 2021
We’re nearly one year into the pandemic and there are immense challenges in the coming weeks. In his first blog of 2021, Russell shares important guidance, new alerts and College position statements.
7 January 2021
If you have applied for paediatric training in the UK for 2021, you'll know we made some changes to the recruitment process due to COVID-19. We understand there is current uncertainty, and we want to assure you we are working with Health Education England to agree which plan we are using. You'll be ...
The RCPCH recognises that redeployment of trainee paediatricians to adult services may be necessary through the surges of this pandemic. This guidance describes the principles that should minimise disruption that inevitably occurs to paediatric training during a redeployment.