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.
26 October 2020
RCPCH has joined a new campaigning coalition; the Inequalities in Health Alliance (IHA).
2200 paediatricians sign open letter to Prime Minister urging Government to extend free school meals to cover holidays
24 October 2020
Thousands of members sign an open letter urging the UK Government to change course on free school meals during the holidays.
19 August 2020
Together with the International Child Health Group, we call on governments, donors and agencies to monitor and report the effects of the pandemic response on families and children, and to prioritise a new era of investment in robust, family-centred health systems.
The indirect effects of the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide could be catastrophic for children, with considerable excess death and suffering. In this joint statement from RCPCH Global and the International Child Health Group, published in August 2020, we call on governments, donors and agencies to mo...
16 June 2020
A College statement welcoming the publication of stakeholder insights into the factors affecting the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, and what needs to happen now.
16 June 2020
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) stands with footballer Marcus Rashford and his campaign to make the government think again on the provision of free school meal vouchers for children this summer.
28 January 2020
A joint report by RCPCH and the Royal College of Physicians suggests we need to do more to improve the quality of our indoor air.