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...
These recommendations on the management of children with bronchiolitis and respiratory tract infections in hospital settings during COVID-19 are for clinicians to support winter planning in partnership with local infection control prevention teams. While some recommendations describe organisation...
27 August 2020
David James tells us how he balances an acute specialty with a healthy work life balance - and how a bit of cycling helps, too!
Winter pressures in emergency departments are familiar. The prospect of delivering emergency care through a winter season during the COVID-19 pandemic presents an extra challenge. We outline a range of good practice ideas that may help and support members tackling these issues this winter.
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...
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...
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 ...
This ethical framework is a modification of guidance developed for treatment decisions relating to adults. The principles relating to decisions for children in the setting of the pandemic are the same as those for adults. The framework emphasises that decisions should be ethically consistent and app...
Here we provide a summary of key current evidence regarding COVID-19 in children and young people.
This page provides guidance on care and management for different resuscitation scenarios.