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...
19 March 2021
This is a basic plus course that aims to upskill clinicians and allied health professionals in neonatal and paediatric ECG interpretation and relevant arrhythmia management This course will be delivered virtually, via Zoom.
5 May 2021
This one-day online course explores how to recognise and effectively manage life-threatening sepsis. This course will take place via Zoom.
National guidance for the management of children with bronchiolitis and lower respiratory tract infections during COVID-19
These recommendations on the management of children with bronchiolitis and lower 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 organi...
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...
This best practice advice is focused on the management of confirmed or suspected SARS-CoV-2 infection in children admitted to hospital. This has been produced with the British Paediatric Respiratory Society and the British Paediatric Allergy, Immunity and Infection Group.
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.