This edition's cover story focuses on sleep in a time of COVID. Plus features on paediatricians working in the NHS for the first time, experiences as a woman in paediatrics and the surge in bronchiolitis cases.
This is a Basic Plus face to face course that will benefit paediatric, neonatal, PICU, and Emergency Paediatrics trainees and consultants, and Advanced Nurse Practitioners and cardiac sonographers who have recently commenced or intend to commence performing echocardiograms on neonates and children. ...
For five years in his role as RCPCH Vice President, David has championed paediatric training and trainees. In this message for members – who bring the quality, commitment and challenge the College needs – he expresses gratitude to all he’s worked with.
Emergency departments across the UK are seeing very high numbers of young children for this time of the year because of a rise in infections usually seen in the winter. RCPCH, RECM and RCGP are issuing advice for parents and carers concerned about fever in their child.
In memory of Dr Donald Paterson, we offer this award to one individual for the best published paper in paediatrics from the last two years. We hear from the Paterson family and we speak to Tom about his winning publication and its importance for child health.
RCPCH is launching a new data collection and reporting tool to track the impact of COVID-19 on child health services. Dr Jay and Professor Bishop explain why it is so important to capture changes to services during this period.
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.
We are familiar with the stresses on emergency departments (EDs) each winter. Each child and young person who needs unscheduled care should have access to services that are high-quality, safe and effective.
In this joint position statement from RCPCH, RCEM and RCN, we recommend a whole system a...
Dr Michael McCarron, Paediatric Emergency Medicine Grid Registrar (ST8) from Sheffield Children’s Hospital, outlines the introduction of a GP streaming model and its impact on patient flow through the emergency department.