Emergency medicine

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COVID-19

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...
News

Protect children for a challenging winter ahead

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...
Event

Conference webinar - Association of Paediatric Emergency Medicine & Paediatric Intensive Care Society

30 September 2020
Chaired by Dani Hall and Ajay Desai, this free, live online event will feature guest lectures and abstract presentations, with opportunities for delegates to ask questions. It's an online version of the paediatric sub-specialty symposium due to take place at the RCPCH Conference and exhibition in Ap...
Document

COVID-19 - clinical management of children admitted to hospital with suspected COVID-19

This guidance outlines key principles for the clinical management of children admitted to hospital with suspected COVID-19. It is aimed at general paediatricians treating children during the COVID-19 pandemic. It covers medical management of paediatric patients, including advice on use of antiviral ...