Equality, diversity and inclusion
16 November 2020
Dr Rakhee Shah is an ST6 Community Paediatric Registrar and was Clinical Advisor for the State of Child Health 2020 report. We hear why she got involved and the experience she had working on the report. She also encourages others to believe in themselves and not allow imposter syndrome hinder them f...
We are charting how the College can position itself to address wider issues across the protected characteristics. We focus on matters raised by members, including differential attainment and career progression, as well as in the work paediatricians do to support children and young people.
28 October 2020
Dr Prakash Kalambettu, Locum Paediatric Consultant at Worcestershire Acute Hospital NHS Trust tells us about the role he plays as SAS Committee Chair in gaining recognition for SAS doctors and ensuring their voices and needs are heard.
Our equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) work started with a fundamentally important step for the College; that we hold a mirror up to ourselves, look at whether we truly reflect the breadth and diversity of our membership and start to put into place the actions that will answer these questions. ...
16 October 2020
Dr Yincent Tse is Lead for Patient Safety and Quality Improvement on the RCPCH Quality Improvement Committee and joint RCPCH/NPPG Medicines Committee. He recently completed his term as Secretary for the British Association for Paediatric Nephrology, and Deputy Head of School for North East and North...
14 August 2020
As we approach mid-August, Russell's address to members looks at the reopening of schools and our guidance on shielding. He also invites members to join the upcoming Q&A on our equality, diversity and inclusion action plan.
14 August 2020
Dr Nikhil Ganjoo, Consultant Paediatrician, recounts how much he's enjoyed the many roles he's had in the College throughout the years, and encourages other members to get involved and help shape College activity.
24 July 2020
Jo has emailed members to introduce our new action plan for equality, diversity and inclusion, which begins with increasing representation in our voluntary roles.
24 July 2020
Ignoring acts of racism means we give a silent yet powerful message of what is acceptable, and replicable, behaviour, writes Dr Somi Idowu, an ST1 Paediatrics in London, and notes how we can truly celebrate diversity across the NHS.
We need to look at whether we as a College truly reflect the breadth and diversity of our membership. In 2019, we commissioned a report, with external input, on member representation in our voluntary roles. In our new action plan, published in July 2020, we outline how we are implementing these reco...