18 January 2021
Our Officer for Health Improvement calls on the Government to extend the £20 a week uplift to Universal Credit. The uplift was introduced last year by the Chancellor in response to the pandemic, and is currently due to be removed from payments at the end of March.
12 January 2021
Our Officer for Health Improvement reacts to reports and pictures of packages sent to families who rely on the free school meals programme.
28 December 2020
Paediatricians have seen a huge rise in cases of anorexia nervosa and other food restriction disorders in this age group, with some reporting a doubling, tripling or even quadrupling of cases compared with the same period last year.
The principles described in this guidance aim to support clinicians who are consulting virtually with patients to provide care in a way that is in the best interests of children and young people, whilst protecting both from the risks associated with virtual consultations.
26 February 2021
Over the last two years, the Paediatrics 2040 team have been working to develop a vision for the future of paediatrics in the UK. We would like to invite you to join us in a virtual event to celebrate and discuss our conclusions.
11 December 2020
We call on the government to keep its promise to the world’s poorest children to spend 0.7% of gross national income on foreign aid. The collateral impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is causing severe disruption to preventive and curative health services in the poorest settings, particularly for childr...
The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child (UN Committee) will be assessing how well the UK is implementing the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) in 2022. As part of the process, RCPCH members, children and young people have supported the submission sharing ar...
4 December 2020
It’s been a year of challenges but that didn’t stop us delivering the popular features of RCPCH Conference to our members and colleagues.
As you may be aware, we’re making some changes to the way our staff work in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The RCPCH is making some changes to the way our staff work in Wales, as well as Scotland and Northern Ireland.